Sphaerococcus papillatus C.
Mastocarpus papillatus (C.Agardh) Kützing Prasiola Pt; Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada
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Sphaerococcus papillatus C.Agardh 1821: [iv], pl. XIX 
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1821). Icones algarum ineditae fasciculus secundus. pp. [i-iv], pls XI-XX. Holmiae [Stockholm]: ex Officina Ecksteiniana, sumtibus auctoris.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus papillatus (C.Agardh) Kützing
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Ad insulam Owaihee lectum communicavit Chamisso" [Hawaiian Islands] (Agardh 1821: [iv]). Lectotype: Chamisso; 1816; LD (Herbarium Agardh) 23883 (specimen in the upper right ) (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 669). Notes: The delcared Hawaiian origin is clearly an error; see Setchell & Gardner (1933: 288) and Wynne (2010: 39). Lectotype selected by Lindstrom et al. (2011: 669); type locality: Golden Gate, San Francisco, California.
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
Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
Lindstrom, S.C., Hughey, J.R. & Martone, P.T. (2011). New, resurrected and redefined species of Mastocarpus (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) from the northeast Pacific. Phycologia 50(6): 661-683.
Created: 11 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 17 July 2019.