Mazzaella sanguinea ( & N.L.Gardner)
Mazzaella sanguinea (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Hommersand in Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1994: 198
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.
Type locality: Duxbury Reef, Marin County, California, USA. (Setchell & Gardner 1937: 172). Type: N.L. Gardner; drift. UC 507503 (female, cystocarpic), 507504 (male) (Hughey & Hommersand 2010: 125).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), blood-red (Stearn 1973).
Iridophycus sanguineus Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937
Iridaea sanguinea (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott 1965
Iridophycus whidbeyanus Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937
Iridaea whidbeyana (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Scagel 1957
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: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 May 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2019.