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Scinaia confusa (Setchell) Huisman

Publication details
Scinaia confusa (Setchell) Huisman 1985: 417 (table 1)

Published in: Huisman, J.M. (1985). The Scinaia assemblage (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta): a re-appraisal. Phycologia 24: 403-418, 48 figs, 1 table.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scinaia is Scinaia forcellata Bivona-Bernardi.

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

Basionym
Gloiophloea confusa Setchell

Type information
Lectotype locality: Monterey, California, USA (León-Cisneros et al. 2009: 195). Lectotype: UC 96353 (León-Cisneros et al. 2009: 195 and fig. 4 (p. 196)). Notes: Holotype not designated; syntype localities: Victoria, British Columbia to San Pedro, California (Dawson 1953: 48). Collected at San Pedro, California by Setchell, about Monterey Bay by C.P. Nott and Setchell, at Santa Cruz by Dr. C.L. Anderson, near Half Moon Bay by Dr. Carl Skottsberg, Dr. N.L. Gardner & Setchell, and near Victoria, British Columbia by John Macoun (Setchell 1914: 118, 119).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), confused.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gloiophloea confusa Setchell 1914
Pseudogloiophloea confusa (Setchell) Levring 1956

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

León-Cisneros, K., Riosmena-Rodríguez, R., Neto, A.I. & Hernández-Carmona, G. (2009). The red algal genus Scinaia (Nemaliales; Rhodophyta) on the Gulf of California, Mexico: a taxonomic account. Phycologia 48(3): 186-210, 60 figs, 10 tables.

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