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Chondrus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) Lyngbye

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Chondrus

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Chondrus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) Lyngbye
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on Sabellaria at low water. 18 Apr 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chondrus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) Lyngbye
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on MTL rocks. 22 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chondrus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) Lyngbye
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; Petrocelis phase on rock in lower shore; note ill-defined margins. 26 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chondrus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) Lyngbye
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Ria de A Coruña, 2004; erect filaments with tetrasporangia; microcsope. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Chondrus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) Lyngbye
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Ártabra, 2005, intertidal, with the Petrocelis-phase tetrasporangial crusts. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Chondrus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) Lyngbye
Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, England; plants at low water. 02 Jul 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chondrus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) Lyngbye
Galicia, Spain; hand-collected plants being dried. Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com). © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

Chondrus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) Lyngbye
Galicia, Spain; hand-collected plants being dried. Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com). © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

Chondrus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) Lyngbye
Galicia, Spain; hand-collected plants being dried. Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com). © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

Chondrus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) Lyngbye
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; light-bleached plants growing on rock in the mid-intertidal. 29 Sep 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Mastocarpus stellatus (Stackhouse) Guiry Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, England; plants at low water
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Chondrus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) Lyngbye 1819: 15

Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, [1]-248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chondrus is Chondrus crispus Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus stellatus (Stackhouse) Guiry

Basionym
Fucus stellatus Stackhouse

Type information
Type locality: western shores of England (Stackhouse 1797: 53, pl. 12). Type: Stackhouse; Notes: The name has been typified with Stackhouse’s description in Withering (1797: 99); the original specimens have not been found. The figure in pl. 12 of Stackhouse (1797) could serve as a lectotype.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Guiry, M.D., West, J.A., Kim, D.-H. & Masuda, M. (1984). Reinstatement of the genus Mastocarpus Kützing (Rhodophyta). Taxon 33: 53-63.

Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Dudgeon, S.R., Davison, I.R. & Vadas, R.L. (1990). Freezing tolerance in the intertidal red algae Chondrus crispus and Mastocarpus stellatus: relative importance of acclimation and adaptation. Marine Biology, Berlin 106: 427-436.
Harris, J.P. & Logan, B.A. (2018). Seasonal acclimatization of thallus proline contents of Mastocarpus stellatus and Chondrus crispus: intertidal rhodphytes that differ in freezing tolerance (Note). Journal of Phycology 54(3): 419-422.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 April 2019.

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