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Mazzaella volans (C.Agardh) 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 volans (C.Agardh) Fredericq
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Mazzaella volans (C.Agardh) Fredericq
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).


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Mazzaella volans (C.Agardh) Fredericq Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Mazzaella volans (C.Agardh) 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.
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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.

Sphaerococcus volans C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Ad Caput Bonae Spei lectum pingendum subministravit clariss. Chamisso [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa]. (Agardh 1821: [iv]). Type: Chamisso; LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Iridaea volans (C.Agardh) Greville
Sphaerococcus volans C.Agardh 1821
Gigartina volans (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1846
Chondracanthus volans (C.Agardh) N.Schubert, E.Garcia-Mendoza & I.Pacheco-Ruiz 2006

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina velifera J.Agardh 1899
Rhodoglossum linguiforme E.Y.Dawson 1958

Taxonomic notes
Reported by Abbott (1999) as Mazzaella volans (C.Agardh) J.Agardh.

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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