156,011 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 21,990 images, 60,295 bibliographic items, 442,406 distributional records.

Mazzaella membranacea (J.Agardh) Fredericq

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Mazzaella

Pictures

click on thumbnail for larger version.

Mazzaella membranacea (J.Agardh) Fredericq
Playa Blanca in Coronel, central Chile; strongly associated to the green mussel Semimytilus algosus (Gould, 1828). Eduardo A. Palma Paredes. © Eduardo A. Palma Paredes (please contact michael.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Mazzaella membranacea (J.Agardh) Fredericq
Playa El Morro in Tomé, Central Chile; rocky substrate. Eduardo A. Palma Paredes. © Eduardo A. Palma Paredes (please contact michael.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Anadyomene menziesii (J.E.Gray) J.Agardh

Mazzaella membranacea (J.Agardh) Fredericq Playa El Morro in Tomé, Central Chile; rocky substrate
© Eduardo A. Palma Paredes (please contact michael.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
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.
 Download PDF

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mazzaella is Mazzaella californica (J.Agardh) G.De Toni.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Iridaea membranacea J.Agardh

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Iridaea membranacea J.Agardh 1872
Iridophycus membranaceus (J.Agardh) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1936
Gigartina membranacea (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim 1976

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
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

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 2319 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=3504

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 August 2019.

SITE © 1996 - 2019 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio