Iridophycus fulgens Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937

Publication Details
Iridophycus fulgens Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937: 173

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 subsp. fulgens (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Hughey & Hommersand.

Type Information
Type locality: Trindad, Humboldt County, California, USA.; (Setchell & Gardner 1937: 173) Holotype: H.E. Parks; July 1934; UC; 543970 (Setchell & Gardner 1937: 173)

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), shining, bright-coloured (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 01 November 2001 by Olivia Fitzgerald.

Last updated: 23 June 2016

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Kathy Ann Miller in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 June 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 July 2024

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