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.
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.
(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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2019.