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Iridaea mertensiana Postels & Ruprecht 1840

Publication details
Iridaea mertensiana Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 18, pl. XXXIII

Published in: Postels, A. & Ruprecht, F. (1840). Illustrationes algarum in itinere circum orbem jussu imperatoris Nicolai I. Atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici Lütke 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 Turnerella mertensiana (Postels & Ruprecht) F.Schmitz

Type information
Type locality: In sinu Awatscha frequens (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 18). Type: LE (Yoshida 1998: 807).

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

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
Rosenvinge, L.K. (1893). Grønlands Havalger. Meddelelser om Grønland 3: 763-981, 57 figs, 2 pls.

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