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Iridaea affinis Postels & Ruprecht 1840

Publication details
Iridaea affinis Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 18, pl. XL [40]: fig. 95

Published in: Postels, A. & Ruprecht, F. (1840). Illustrationes algarum in itinere circum orbem jussu imperatoris Nicolai I. Atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici L├╝tke annis 1826, 1827, 1828 et 1829 celoce Seniavin exsecuto in Oceano pacifico, inprimis septemtrionale ad littora rossica asiatico-americana collectarum. pp. [i-vi ], [i]- iv, 1-28 [1-2, index], [Latin:] [-iv], [1]-22, [1-2, index], 40 pls. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Typis Eduardi Pratz.
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Publication date: Nov-Dec 1840 [TL-2]

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Iridaea is Iridaea cordata (Turner) Bory.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Erythrophyllum lacerum (Postels & Ruprecht) Selivanova, Zhigadlova & G.W. Saunders

Basionym
Iridaea lacera Postels & Ruprecht

Type information
Type locality: In oceano pacifico septemtrionale (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 17).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1985).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Pl. XL: fig. 93 (Selivanova et al., 2020; INA). - (6 Jul 2020) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Selivanova.O.N., Zhigadlova, G.G. & Saunders, G.W. (2020). Commanderella gen. nov. and new insights into foliose Kallymeniaceae (Rhodophyta) from the Russian Pacific coast based on molecula studies. Phycologia 59(3): 200-207.

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