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 mamillosus (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.
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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2018.