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Phycodrys valentinae O.N.Selivanova & G.G.Zhigadlova 2003

Publication details
Phycodrys valentinae O.N.Selivanova & G.G.Zhigadlova 2003

Published in: Selivanova, O.N. & Zhigadlova, G.G. (2003). Phycodrys valentinae sp. nov. (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) with discussion of other species of the Phycodrys genus from the North Pacific. Russian Journal of Marine Biology 29: 206-215. [in Russian]

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: Glubokaya Bay, Bering Sea [Russia] (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2003: 210). Holotype: O.N. Selivanova No N. 1872; 5-7 m. FEB RAS (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2003: 210).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Plants up to 25 cm long, with marginal prolifications. Laminae membranaceous, pink-reddish to brownish, up to 8 cm wide and 30-70 µm thick in cross section, nearly always distromatic, very rarely monostromatic. Lobes liguliform or cuneiform. Midribs and veins dark and prominent in older parts of the lamina and light and flattened in younger parts. Old parts of the lamina eroded up to the midribs. Glandular cells absent. Tetrasporangia up to 90 µm in diam. (70 µm without cell wall), located on prolifications at the basal part of the lamina. Cystocarps not found.

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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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References
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Selivanova, O.N. & Zhigadlova, G.G. (2003). Phycodrys valentinae sp. nov. (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) with discussion of other species of the Phycodrys genus from the North Pacific. Russian Journal of Marine Biology 29: 206-215. [in Russian]

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