Mazzaella affinis ( )
Mazzaella affinis (Harvey) Fredericq Cabrillo National Monument, California.
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Mazzaella affinis (Harvey) Fredericq in Hommersand et al. 1993: 110
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Chondrus affinis Harvey
Type locality: California (Silva 1996-to date). Type: TCD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110). Notes: Collector: Douglas.
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).
Gigartina montereiensis P.G.Parkinson 1981
This is a marine species.
Hughey, J.R., Silva, P.C. & Hommersand, M.H. (2001). Solving taxonomic and nomenclatural problems in Pacific Gigartinaceae (Rhodophyta) using DNA from type material. Journal of Phycology 37: 1091-1109.
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.
Schubert, N., Garcia-Mendoza, E. & Pacheco-Ruiz, I. (2006). Carotenoid composition of marine red algae. Journal of Phycology 42: 1208-1216.
Created: 10 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 June 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 February 2020.