Mastocarpus rigidus S.C. , Hughey & Martone
Mastocarpus rigidus S.C.Lindstrom, Hughey & Martone 2011: 676, 677, 679, figs 15-18, 34, 35
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.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rigid (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Occurring on rock usually in the (lower) mid intertidal zone (Lindstrom et al. 2011). - (16 Dec 2011) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: Botanical Beach, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 677). Holotype: Fig. 15 (leftmost specimen): Patrick T. Martone (PTM 184); 11 July 2010; on mid intertidal bedrock with Fucus distichus subsp. evanescens and Saccharina sessilis. UBC A88570 (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 677).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Mastocarpus rigidus 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 15 October 2018.