Scagelia occidentalis ( ) 1972
Scagelia occidentalis (Kylin) Wollaston 1972: 82 (as 'occidentale' )
Published in: Wollaston, E.M. (1972). Antithamnion and related genera occurring on the Pacific coast of North America. Syesis 4: 73-92.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Scagelia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scagelia americana (Harvey) Athanasiadis
Antithamnion occidentale Kylin
Type locality: Friday Harbor, Washington, U.S.A. (Athanasiadis 1996: 76). Lectotype: Kylin; July 1922; LD sine numero (Athanasiadis 1996: 76).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), western.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 128: -221.
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.
Created: 14 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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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 20 April 2021.