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Mazzaella linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq

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 linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Mazzaella linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Mazzaella linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).


Mazzaella linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Mazzaella linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq in Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 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.
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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.

Iridophycus linearis Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Type information
Type locality: Carmel, (California, USA) (Silva 1957: 171). Type: N.L. Gardner; May 1916; rocks in the lower littoral. UC 507637, (female) 507582, (male) 266510 (Hughey & Hommersand 2010: 123).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Iridophycus linearis Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937
Iridaea linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Kylin 1941
Gigartina linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) D.H.Kim 1976

Habitat notes
zone: low; sand; epilithic (Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (8 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hughey, J.R. & Hommmersand, M.H. (2010). A molecular study of Mazzaella (Gigartineaceae, Rhodophyta) and morphological investigation of the splendens clade from Pacific North America. Phycologia 49: 113-135.

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.

Created: 10 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 June 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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Ross, P.J., Donaldson, S.L. & Saunders, G.W. (2003). A molecular investigation of Mazzaella (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) morphologically intermediate between Mazzaella linearis and M. splendens. Botanica Marina 46: 202-213.
Shaughnessy, F.J. (2004). Contrasting patterns of allometry and realized plasticity in the sister species Mazzaella splendens and Mazzaella linearis (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 40: 846-856, 5 figs, 2 tables.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2019.

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