Mastocarpus insignis ( & Diesing) Kützing
Mastocarpus insignis (Endlicher & Diesing) Kützing 1849: 734
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mastocarpus is Mastocarpus mammillosus (Goodenough & Woodward) Kützing.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Iridaea insignis Endlicher & Diesing
Type locality: Port Natal (Durban), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 291).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), distinguished.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 07 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2019.