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Mastocarpus alveatus (Turner) Kützing

Publication details
Mastocarpus alveatus (Turner) Kützing 1849: 732

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mastocarpus is Mastocarpus mamillosus (Goodenough & Woodward) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Psilophycus alveatus (Turner) W.A.Nelson, Leister & Hommersand

Fucus alveatus Turner

Type information
Type locality: New Zealand (Turner 1811-1819: 100). Attempted lectotype: Joseph Banks; BM BM000610969 (Nelson et al. 2011: 223, fig. 2). Notes: Attempted lectotype sheet is of two cystocarpic plants on the same sheet. Isolectotypes: BM (without barcodes); TCD (barcode TCD0012848); Agardh Herbarium (LD 23721). According to INA, "attempted lectotypification by Nelson et al., 2011 failed to satisfy requirements of Art. 7.11 of ICBN". This is because the phrase "here designated" or "hic designatus" was not included. Corrigendum: Nelson et al. (2012: 118) render the lectotypification effective by adding the words, "designated herein".

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Nelson, W.A., Leister, G.L. & Hommersand, M.H. (2011). Psilophycus alveatus gen. et comb. nov., a basal taxon in the Gigartinaceae (Rhodophyta) from New Zealand. Phycologia 50(3): 219-231.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 March 2019.

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