Mazzaella membranacea (J. )
Mazzaella membranacea (J.Agardh) Fredericq Playa Blanca in Coronel, central Chile; strongly associated to the green mussel Semimytilus algosus (Gould, 1828)
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Mazzaella membranacea (J.Agardh) Fredericq in Hommersand et al. 1993: 110
Published in: Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Iridaea membranacea J.Agardh
Type locality: Chile: Valparaiso (Silva 1996-to date). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1973).
Iridaea membranacea J.Agardh 1872
Iridophycus membranaceus (J.Agardh) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1936
Gigartina membranacea (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim 1976
This is a marine species.
Hughey, J.R. & Hommmersand, M.H. (2010). A molecular study of Mazzaella (Gigartineaceae, Rhodophyta) and morphological investigation of the splendens clade from Pacific North America. Phycologia 49: 113-135.
Created: 10 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 February 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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