Mastocarpus latissimus ( ) S.C. , Hughey & Martone
Mastocarpus latissimus (Harvey) S.C.Lindstrom, Hughey & Martone 2011: 671
Published in: 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.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mastocarpus is Mastocarpus mamillosus (Goodenough & Woodward) Kützing.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lectotype locality: Victoria Harbour (Esquimalt), Vancouver Island, British Columbia (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 671). Lectotype: Lyall; February 1860; LD (Herbarium Agardh) 23855 (left-hand specimen) (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 671). Notes: Lectotypified by Setchell & Gardner 1933:285, pl. 60 (Lindstrom et al. 2011).
Gigartina dichotoma N.L.Gardner 1927
Mid to low intertidal on bedrock and boulders (Lindstrom et al. 2011). - (15 Dec 2011) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gigartina mamillosa var. latissima Harvey)
North America: British Columbia (Lindstrom et al. 2011).
(as Mastocarpus latissimus (Harvey) S.C.Lindstrom, Hughey & Martone)
North America: Alaska (AK) (Lindstrom et al. 2011), Aleutian Islands (Lindstrom et al. 2011), British Columbia (Lindstrom et al. 2011), California (CA) (Lindstrom et al. 2011, Miller 2012).
Created: 15 December 2011 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 22 August 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2018.