Gigartina sinposa (Kützing)
Gigartina sinposa (Kützing) Harvey 1853: 177
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], -258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondracanthus spinosus (Kützing) Guiry
Mastocarpus spinosus Kützing
Type locality: California [Monterey Co., California, USA; Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 139] (Kützing 1847: 24). Lectotype: Dr T. Coulter; 1831-1833; L 941.27.143 (Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 139).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 30 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 September 2012 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 10 December 2018.