Iridaea heterocarpa Postels & Ruprecht 1840

Mazzaella heterocarpa (Postels & Ruprecht) Fredericq

Current name: Mazzaella heterocarpa (Postels & Ruprecht) Fredericq
Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, JapanYukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp)

Publication Details
Iridaea heterocarpa Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 18

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 Chondrus crispus Stackhouse.

Type Information
Type locality: In oceano pacifico septemtrionale; (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 18) Type: LE; (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110) Notes: Type locality: Kamchatka, Russia (Hughey et al. 2001: 1093).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), literally, different fruit.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 January 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 January 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 September 2023

 
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