Mastocarpus cristatus ( ) S.C. , Hughey & Martone
Mastocarpus cristatus (Setchell) S.C.Lindstrom, Hughey & Martone 2011: 672
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.
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.
On bedrock from -0.25 m to 1.5 m, with majority of specimens coming from 1.0 m (intertidal) (Lindstrom et al. 2011). - (16 Dec 2011) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
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 19 September 2018.