Mastocarpus alaskensis S.C. , Hughey & Martone
Mastocarpus alaskensis S.C.Lindstrom, Hughey & Martone 2011: 672, figs 3-6, 22, 23
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Occurring on rock, usually in the mid to high intertidal zone (Lindstrom et al. 2011). - (16 Dec 2011) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: north of Deep Bay, Atka Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 672). Holotype: Fig. 3 (left specimen): Mandy R. Lindeberg (ALEUT07_387); 15 July 2007; high intertidal bedrock. UBC A88537 (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 672).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Mastocarpus alaskensis S.C.Lindstrom, Hughey & Martone)
North America: Alaska (Lindstrom et al. 2011), Aleutian Islands (Lindstrom et al. 2011), British Columbia (Lindstrom et al. 2011), California (Lindstrom et al. 2011, Miller 2012).
Created: 16 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.