Microcladia californica 1875
Microcladia californica Farlow 1875: 372
Published in: Farlow, W.G. (1875). List of the marine algae of the United States, with notes of some new and imperfectly known species. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 10: 351-380.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Microcladia is Microcladia glandulosa (Solander ex Turner) Greville.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Campylaephora californica (Farlow) T.O.Cho
Syntype localities: California and Oregon (Cho & al. 2008: 321).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to California (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Cho, T.O., Hommersand, M.H., Won, B.Y. & Fredericq, S. (2008). Generic boundaries and phylogeny of Campylaephora (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta), including Campylaephora californica (Farlow) comb. nov. Phycologia 47: 321-333.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 01 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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Gonzalez, M.A. & Goff, L.J. (1989). The red algal epiphytes Microcladia coulteri and M. californica (Rhodophyceae, Ceramiaceae). I. Taxonomy, life history and phenology. Journal of Phycology 25: 446-454.
Gonzalez, M.A. & Goff, L.J. (1989). The red algal epiphytes Microcladia coulteri and M. californica (Rhodophyceae, Ceramiaceae). II. Basiphyte specificity. Journal of Phycology 25: 558-567.
González, M.A. & Goff, L.L. (1993). The red algal epiphytes Microcladia coulteri Harv. and M. californica Farl. (Rhodophyceae, Ceramiaceae). III. the effect of light on growth, reproduction and morphology. Botanica Marina 36(2): 87-97.
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