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Phycodrys profunda E.Y.Dawson 1962

Publication details
Phycodrys profunda E.Y.Dawson 1962: 89, 90, 180, 181, pl. 37: fig. 3-6

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1962). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 7. Ceramiales: Ceramiaceae, Delesseriaceae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 26: 1-207, 50 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phycodrys is Phycodrys sinuosa (Goodenough & Woodward) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: 1 mi. e. of White Cove, Santa Catalina Island, California (Dawson 1962: 90). Holotype: 31 October 1948; dredged in 60 m., on brachiopod bottom. Herb. A. Hancock Foundation E. Y. Dawson 5519 (Dawson 1962: 90).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep, from a great depth (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Gabrielson, Widdowson & Lindstrom (2004: 109, footnote), "P. isabellae and P. profunda are doubtfully distinct species." - (16 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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