Gigartina cristata ( ) & N.L.Gardner
Gigartina cristata (Setchell) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1933: 289
Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1933). A preliminary survey of Gigartina, with special reference to its Pacific North American species. University of California Publications in Botany 17: 255-339, Plates 46-65.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus cristatus (Setchell) S.C.Lindstrom, Hughey & Martone
Type locality: Pyramid Point, Monterey County, California (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 672). Holotype: W.A. Setchell, 1665; 18 May 1897; UC 93707 (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 672). Notes: Isotypes distributed as PB-A No. 426.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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
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.
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 11 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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