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Mastocarpus cristatus (Setchell) S.C.Lindstrom, Hughey & Martone

Publication details
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.
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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 papillata f. cristata Setchell

Type information
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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina papillata f. cristata Setchell 1898
Gigartina mamillosa f. cristata (Setchell) Setchell 1903
Gigartina cristata (Setchell) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1933

Habitat notes
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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gigartina papillata f. cristata Setchell)
North America: Alaska (Saunders 1901), California (Lindstrom et al. 2011).

(as Mastocarpus cristatus (Setchell) S.C.Lindstrom, Hughey & Martone)
North America: California (Lindstrom et al. 2011, Miller 2012).

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