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Mazzaella californica (J.Agardh) G.De Toni

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Mazzaella

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Mazzaella californica (J.Agardh) G.De Toni
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Mazzaella californica (J.Agardh) G.De Toni
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Mazzaella californica (J.Agardh) G.De Toni
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Mazzaella californica (J.Agardh) G.De Toni
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Publication details
Mazzaella californica (J.Agardh) G.De Toni 1936

Published in: De Toni, G. (1936). Noterelle di nomenclatura algologica. VII. Primo elenco di Floridee omonime. pp. 8. Brescia: Privately published. [in Italian]

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Mazzaella.

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

Basionym
Collinsia californica J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Santa Barbara, California, USA (Agardh 1899: 79). Type: Mrs L.M. Dimmich; LD

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to California (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Collinsia californica J.Agardh 1899
Iridaea californica (J.Agardh) Kylin 1941
Iridophycus californicus (J.Agardh) E.Y.Dawson 1945
Rhodoglossum californicum (J.Agardh) I.A.Abbott 1971

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodoglossum americanum Kylin 1941
Rhodoglossum owensiae Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott 1968

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Mazzaella californica (J.Agardh) G.De Toni)
North America: California (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Hughey & Hommersand 2010, Miller 2012).

(as Rhodoglossum americanum Kylin)
North America: Mexico (Dawson 1961).

(as Rhodoglossum owensiae Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott)
North America: California (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976).

(as Rhodoglossum californicum (J.Agardh) I.A.Abbott)
North America: British Columbia (Scagel et al. 1989), California (Scagel et al. 1989, Stewart 1991), Oregon (Hansen 1997), Washington (Scagel et al. 1989).

Key references
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.

Hughey, J.R., Silva, P.C. & Hommersand, M.H. (2001). Solving taxonomic and nomenclatural problems in Pacific Gigartinaceae (Rhodophyta) using DNA from type material. Journal of Phycology 37: 1091-1109.

Saunders, G.W. & Millar, K.R. (2014). A DNA barcode survey of the red algal genus Mazzaella in British Columbia reveals overlooked diversity and new distributional records: descriptions of M. dewreedei sp. nov. and M. macrocarpa sp. nov. Botany 92: 223-231.

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