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Mastocarpus agardhii (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) S.C.Lindstrom, Hughey & Martone

Publication details
Mastocarpus agardhii (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) 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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mastocarpus is Mastocarpus mamillosus (Goodenough & Woodward) K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Gigartina agardhii Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Type information
Holotype locality: Pyramid Point, Monterey County, California (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 671). Holotype: W.A.Setchell, 1666; 18 May 1897; UC 93733 (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 671). Notes: Isotypes distributed as Phycotheca Boreali-Americana (PB-A) 427 (Setchell & Gardner 1933: 290, as 'cotypes').

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina agardhii Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1933

Habitat notes
On rocks in the high to mid intertidal 'between the 3.5- and 1.0-foot tide levels' on the Monterey Peninsula (Smith 1944: 284), and in the mid intertidal elsewhere (Lindstrom et al. 2011). - (15 Dec 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dudgeon, S., Kubler, J.E., West, J.A., Kamiya, M. & Krueger-Hadfield, S.A. (2017). Asexuality and the cryptic species problem. Perspectives in Phycology 4(1): 47-59, 4 figs.

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