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Mazzaella capensis (J.Agardh) Fredericq 1993

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Mazzaella

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Mazzaella capensis (J.Agardh) Fredericq
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Mazzaella capensis (J.Agardh) Fredericq
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 20 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Mazzaella capensis (J.Agardh) Fredericq
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock. 20 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Mazzaella capensis (J.Agardh) Fredericq
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

 

Mazzaella capensis (J.Agardh) Fredericq Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Mazzaella capensis (J.Agardh) Fredericq in Hommersand & al. 1993: 112

Published in: Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mazzaella is Mazzaella californica (J.Agardh) G.De Toni.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Iridaea capensis J.Agardh

Type information
Syntype localities: Table Bay and Simons Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 293). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 112).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Iridaea capensis J.Agardh 1848
Iridophycus capensis (J.Agardh) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1936
Gigartina capensis (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim 1976

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Saunders, G.W. & Millar, K.R. (2014). A DNA barcode survey of the red algal genus Mazzaella in British Columbia reveals overlooked diversity and new distributional records: descriptions of M. dewreedei sp. nov. and M. macrocarpa sp. nov. Botany 92: 223-231.

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