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Mazzaella sanguinea (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Hommersand

Publication details
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.
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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
Iridophycus sanguineus Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Iridophycus sanguineus Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937
Iridaea sanguinea (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott 1965

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Iridophycus whidbeyanus Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937
Iridaea whidbeyana (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Scagel 1957

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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