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Leachiella pacifica Kugrens

Publication details
Leachiella pacifica Kugrens 1982: 307, figs 1-29

Published in: Kugrens, P. (1982). Leachiella pacifica, gen. et sp. nov., a new parasitic red alga from Washington and California. American Journal of Botany 69: 306-319.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Leachiella.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Host: Neosiphonia paniculata (Preuss et al., 2017) / Polysiphonia paniculata. - (3 Apr 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
On P. paniculata.

Type information
Holotype locality: Cattle Point, San Juan Island, Washington, USA (Kugrens 1982: 307).on Polysiphonia spp.. Notes: CSU-CF-1: male, female and tetrasporic plants embedded in EPON-812, sectioned, stained, permanent slides. Isotypes at UC.

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Key references
Preuss, M., Nelson, W.A. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2017). Red algal parasites: a synopsis of described species, their hosts, distinguishing characters and areas for continued research. Botanica Marina 60(1): 13-25.

Zuccarello, G.C., Moon, D. & Goff, L.J. (2004). A phylogenetic study of parasitic genera placed in the family Choreocolacaceae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 40: 937-945, 2 figs, 2 tables.

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Verified by: 03 April 2017 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Kugrens, P. (1982). Leachiella pacifica, gen. et sp. nov., a new parasitic red alga from Washington and California. American Journal of Botany 69: 306-319.
Matsumoto, M. & Yoshida, T. (1991). Leachiella pacifica Kugrens (Choreocolaccaceae, Rhodophyceae) new to Japan. Japanese Journal of Phycology 39: 15-20.
Matsumoto, M. & Yoshida, T. (1991). Leachiella pacifica Kugrens (Choreocolaccaceae, Rhodophyceae) new to Japan. Japanese Journal of Phycology 39: 15-20.
Zuccarello, G.C. & West, J.A. (1994). Genus and race specificity in the red algal parasite Leachiella pacifica (Choreocolaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 33: 213-218.

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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 22 February 2019.

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