Iridophycus heterocarpus ( & ) & N.L.Gardner
Iridophycus heterocarpus (Postels & Ruprecht) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937: 170
Original publication: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1937). Iridophycus in the northern hemisphere. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 23: 169-174.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Chondrus crispus Stackhouse
Type locality: In oceano pacifico septemtrionale (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 18). Type: LE (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110). Notes: Type locality: Kamchatka, Russia (Hughey et al. 2001: 1093).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), literally, different fruit.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Iridophycus&species=heterocarpus
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Iridophycus&Species=heterocarpus
Created: 30 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 December 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.