Fredericqia decewii , L.Le Gall, Mineur, Provan & G.W.
Fredericqia decewii Maggs, L.Le Gall, Mineur, Provan & G.W.Saunders TYPE. Pachena Beach, Bamfield,
Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada; mid
intertidal pool on rock, 5 June 2007; UNB GWS008273
© G.W. Saunders
Fredericqia decewii Maggs, L.Le Gall, Mineur, Provan & G.W.Saunders 2013: 288, fig. 27
Published in: Maggs, C.A., Le Gall, L., Mineur, F., Provan, J. & Saunders, G.W. (2013). Fredericqia deveauniensis, gen. et sp. nov. (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta), a new cryptogenic species. Cryptogamie Algologie 34: 273-296.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Fredericqia is Fredericqia deveauniensis Maggs, L.Le Gall, Mineur, Provan & G.W.Saunders.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Ahnfeltiopsis pacifica P.C.Silva & DeCew 1979
This is a marine species.
Gametophytes forming clumps of terete wiry fronds 100-300 mm tall, axes to 1.5 mm in diameter, 10-15 times dichotomously branched, red to purplishblack in colour; cystocarps borne on main axes or lateral proliferations; males apparently unknown; sporophytes crustose, cohesive, known only in culture, tetrasporangia not yet observed.
Holotype locality: "Pachena Beach, Bamfield, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada (48.7862° N; 125.1191° W)" (Maggs et al. 2013: 288). Holotype: D. McDevit, B. Clarkston, K. Roy and H. Kucera.; 5 June 2007; mid intertidal pool on rock, . UNB GWS008273 (Maggs et al. 2013: 288).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ahnfeltiopsis pacifica P.C.Silva & DeCew)
North America: California (CA) (Silva 1979).
(as Fredericqia decewii Maggs, L.Le Gall, Mineur, Provan & G.W.Saunders)
North America: Baja California N (Pacific) (Maggs et al. 2013), British Columbia (Maggs et al. 2013), California (CA) (Maggs et al. 2013).
Created: 20 November 2013 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 March 2017 by Paul Gabrielson
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2019.