Gigartina affinis ( ) D.H.Kim, nom. illeg.
Mazzaella affinis (Harvey) Fredericq Cabrillo National Monument, California.
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Gigartina affinis (Harvey) D.H.Kim 1976: 43, nom. illeg.
Published in: Kim, D.H. (1976 '1975'). A study of the development of cystocarps and tetrasporangial sori in Gigartinaceae (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales). Nova Hedwigia 27: [i]-vi, 1-146, 237 figs, 6 tables, 1 map.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mazzaella affinis (Harvey) Fredericq
Chondrus affinis Harvey
Type locality: California (Silva 1996-to date). Type: TCD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110). Notes: Collector: Douglas.
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
A later homonym of Gigartina affinis Harvey (1841: 408).
This is a marine species.
Created: 04 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 February 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2018.