Mesogloia simplex De A.Saunders 1901

Saundersella simplex (De A.Saunders) Kylin

Current name: Saundersella simplex (De A.Saunders) Kylin
Wizard Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Epiphytic on Analipus japonicaCoastal Imageworks (

Publication Details
Mesogloia simplex De A.Saunders 1901: 423, pl. 50: figs 3, 4

Published in: Saunders, De A. (1901). Papers from the Harriman Alaska Expedition XXV. The algae. Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences 3: 391-486, 19 pls.

Request PDF

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mesogloia is Mesogloia vermicularis C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Saundersella simplex (De A.Saunders) Kylin.

Type Information
Type locality: Sitka, Alaska, USA; Type: FH?; (Yoshida 1998: 246)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 August 2017

Verification of Data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Loading synonyms...
Loading notes...
Loading common names...
Loading distribution...
Loading references...
Loading bibliographical references...
Loading culture providers...

Linking to this page:

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 February 2024

Currently in AlgaeBase: