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Phycodrys amplissima E.Y.Dawson 1962

Publication details
Phycodrys amplissima E.Y.Dawson 1962: 91, 92, 194-197, pl. 44, 45: fig. 2, 3

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1962). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 7. Ceramiales: Ceramiaceae, Delesseriaceae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 26: 1-207, 50 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phycodrys is Phycodrys sinuosa (Goodenough & Woodward) Kützing.

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

Type information
Type locality: off Isla San Esteban, Gulf of California, Mexico (Dawson 1962: 92). Holotype: 26-27 January 1960; Herb. Beaudette Foundation (California Department of Fish and Game) E.Y. Dawson 21580 (Dawson 1962: 91). Notes: Dawson (1962: 91, 92) notes that the type material was collected from a depth of 10-36 m. and that there are isotypes located in Herb. A. Hancock Foundation and in Herb. University of California, Berkeley.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), handsome (Lewis & Short 1890).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Phycodrys amplissima E.Y.Dawson)
North America: Gulf of California (Dawson 1962, Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020).

Central America: Gulf of California (Wynne 2014).

Key references
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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