Iridophycus reediae Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937

Publication Details
Iridophycus reediae Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937: 172

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1937). Iridophycus in the northern hemisphere. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 23: 169-174.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Iridophycus is Iridaea capensis J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mazzaella splendens (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq.

Type Information
Type locality: Bushnell’s Beach, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA; (Setchell & Gardner 1937: 172) Type: R.S. Reed; July 1917; UC; 392651 (Setchell & Gardner 1937: 172) Notes: Hughey & Hommersand (2010: 127) incorrectly gives UC 510685 and 510684 as the type material.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 01 November 2001 by Olivia Fitzgerald.

Last updated: 05 May 2010

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