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Meiodiscus concrescens (K.M.Drew) P.W.Gabrielson 2000

Publication details
Meiodiscus concrescens (K.M.Drew) P.W.Gabrielson in Gabrielsen & al. 2000: 42 (footnote)

Published in: Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B., Lindstrom, S.C., Hawkes, M.W. & Scagel, R.F. (2000). Keys to the benthic marine algae and seagrasses of British Columbia, Southeast Alaska, Washington and Oregon. Phycological Contribution from the Department of Botany, University of British Columbia. Vol. No. 5 pp. i-iv, 1-189..

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Meiodiscus is Meiodiscus spetsbergensis (Kjellman) G.W.Saunders & McLachlan.

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

Basionym
Rhodochorton concrescens K.M.Drew

Type information
Type locality: Carmel Bay, California, U.S.A. (Drew 1928: 168). Type: Gardner no. 4828; August; UC 294561 (Drew 1928: 168).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), the fusing or joining together of originally separate parts.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodochorton concrescens K.M.Drew 1928
Audouinella concrescens (K.M.Drew) P.S.Dixon 1976

Taxonomic notes
West (1970, a Rhodochorton concrescens) described a life history in culture with successive generations of tetrapsorophytes in plants collected in California. - (2 May 2014) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Epiphytic on Pterosiphonia bipinnata (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009). - (10 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodochorton concrescens K.M.Drew)
Europe: Britain (Hardy & Guiry 2003).

North America: California (Drew 1928, Abbott & Hollenberg 1976), Oregon (Hansen 1997).

Subantarctic Islands: Macquarie Island (Ricker 1987).

(as Audouinella concrescens (K.M.Drew) P.S.Dixon)
Europe: Britain (Dixon & Irvine 1977, Guiry 1997), France (Dizerbo & Herpe 2007), Ireland (Morton 1994).

North America: British Columbia (Scagel & al. 1989).

Africa: South Africa (Stegenga 1985, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Kloczcova 1996, Selivanova 2002).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Millar & Kraft 1993).

Subantarctic Islands: Macquarie Island (Wiencke & Clayton 2002).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Wiencke & Clayton 2002).

(as Meiodiscus concrescens (K.M.Drew) P.W.Gabrielson)
Europe: Atlantic France (Burel, Le Duff & Ar Gall 2019), Britain (Brodie & al. 2016), France (Anon. 2017), Ireland (Guiry 2012).

North America: California (Miller 2012).

Asia: Commander Islands (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2013), Kamchatka (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009, Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2014), Sea of Okhotsk (Evseeva 2018).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Antarctic Peninsula (Hommersand & al. 2009 ).

Key references
West, J.A. (1970). The life history of Rhodochorton concrescens in culture. British Phycological Journal 5: 179-186.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 May 2014 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 26 January 2021.

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