Delesseria decipiens J.
Delesseria decipiens J.Agardh Northern California
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Delesseria decipiens J.Agardh 1872: 58
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1872). Bidrag till Florideernes systematik. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 8(6): 1-60.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cumathamnion decipiens (J.Agardh) M.J.Wynne & G.W.Saunders
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Vancouver Island (Canada)
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
(as Delesseria decipiens J.Agardh)
North America: Alaska (AK) (Saunders 1901, Lindstrom 1977, Scagel et al. 1989, Mondragon & Mondragon 2003 , Lindeberg & Lindstrom 2010), Aleutian Islands (Mondragon & Mondragon 2003), British Columbia (Scagel et al. 1989), California (CA) (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Scagel et al. 1989, Mondragon & Mondragon 2003 , Miller 2012), Oregon (OR) (Hansen 1997, Lin & Hommersand 2016), Washington (WA) (Scagel et al. 1989).
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. & Saunders, G.W. (2012). Taxonomic assessment of North American species of the genera Cumathamnion, Delesseria, Membranoptera and Pantoneura (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) using molecular data. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 27(3): 155-173.
Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 July 2013 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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M.D. 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 26 March 2019.