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Mazzaella splendens (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq 1994

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

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

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

Mazzaella splendens (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq
Dixon Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Mazzaella splendens (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq
Cape Beale, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Mazzaella splendens (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq
Seal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal. 14 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Mazzaella splendens (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq
Seal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal; with iridescence. 14 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Mazzaella splendens (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq
Seal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal. 14 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Mazzaella splendens (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq
Seal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal. 14 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Mazzaella splendens (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq
Seal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal; tetrasporangial sori. 14 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Mazzaella splendens (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq Seal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Mazzaella splendens (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq in Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1994: 198 (table IV)

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
Iridophycus splendens Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Type information
Type locality: "north end of Carmel Beach", Carmel, California, USA (Setchell & Gardner 1937: 171). Type: A.V. Manza; UC 539564, 539565, 539566 (Hughey & Hommersand 2010: 127).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), splendid, shining, gleaming, brilliant (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Iridophycus splendens Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937
Iridaea splendens (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Papenfuss 1958
Iridaea cordata var. splendens (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) I.A.Abbott 1972
Gigartina cordata var. splendens (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) D.H.Kim 1976

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Iridophycus coriaceus Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937
Iridophycus reediae Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937
Iridophycus sinicola Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937
Iridaea coriacea (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Scagel 1957
Iridaea sinicola (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Papenfuss 1958
Iridaea reediae (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Papenfuss 1958

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.

Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

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: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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

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References
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Dyck, L.J. & De Wreede, R.E. (2006). Seasonal and spatial patterns of population density in the marine macroalga Mazzaella splendens (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 54(1): 21-31.
Dyck, L.J. & De Wreede, R.E. (2006). Seasonal and spatial patters of population density in the marine macroalga Mazzaella splendens (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 54: 21-31.
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.
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. (1996). Identification and microgeographic distribution of Mazzaella splendens (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta). Canadian Journal of Botany 74: 999-1008.
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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