Mesophyllum schenckii M.
Mesophyllum schenckii M.Howe 1934: 512
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Indian Creek (Santa Ynez quadrangle), about 6.44 km, (4 miles) south of Big Pine Mountain, Santa Barbara County, California, USA (Stanford University locality 930) (Woelkerling 1998: 383). Holotype: M.F. Keenan; September 1930; Leland Stanford Junior University paleontological type collection no. 5635, includes slide 1164 (Woelkerling 1998: 383). Notes: Isotype: PC, General Herbarium box collection (fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym). Howe (1934: 511, footnote 20) lists the locations of additional isotypes.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
Created: 01 August 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 April 2014 by Paul Gabrielson
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2020.