Phycodrys isabellae R.E.Norris & M.J. 1968
Phycodrys isabellae R.E.Norris & M.J.Wynne 1968: 144, figs 23, 24
Published in: Norris, R.E. & Wynne, M.J. (1969 '1968'). Notes on marine algae of Washington and southern British Columbia. III. Syesis 1: 133-146, 28 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "Hein Bank, southwest of San Juan Island, Washington" [USA] (Norris & Wynne 1969: 145). Holotype: Phillip Lebednik; July 15, 1968; 8 fathoms. WTU 238048 (Norris & Wynne 1969: 145). Notes: Isotype: UC 1044152 (MIllar 1990: 424).
"...named for Isabella Abbott of Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University, in recognition of her extensive and skilled studies on marine algre of the Pacific Coast."
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Gabrielson, Widdowson & Lindstrom (2004: 109, footnote), "P. isabellae and P. profunda are doubtfully distinct species." - (16 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry
"Phycodrys isabellae differs from P. setchellii in having smaller lateral blades, less-prominent midrib and lateral veins, and a thallus of smaller size. It does not closely resemble any other species of Phycodrys." (Norris & Wynne 1969: 145). - (25 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 April 2021.