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Mastophora rosea (C.Agardh) Setchell

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Mastoporaceae
Subfamily Mastophoroideae
Genus Mastophora

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Mastophora rosea (C.Agardh) Setchell
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Mastophora rosea (C.Agardh) Setchell
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Mastophora rosea (C.Agardh) Setchell
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Mastophora rosea (C.Agardh) Setchell
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

 

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Mastophora rosea (C.Agardh) Setchell Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Mastophora rosea (C.Agardh) Setchell 1943: 129

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1943). Mastophora and the Mastophoreae: genus and subfamily of Corallinaceae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 29: 127-135.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mastophora is Mastophora licheniformis Decaisne.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Zonaria rosea C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Guam, Mariana Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 254). Lectotype: Gaudichaud; 1819; LD 50714 (Woelkerling 1998: 392). Notes: Isotype: PC, no. 56, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rose-coloured (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Zonaria rosea C.Agardh 1824

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Dictyota rosea J.V.Lamouroux 1809
Mastophora licheniformis Decaisne 1842
Melobesia foliacea Kützing 1843
Mastophora macrocarpa Montagne 1845
Mastophora decasinei Kützing 1849
Mastophora affinis Foslie 1904
Mastophora macrocarpa f. condensata Foslie 1907
Mastophora macrocarpa f. affinis (Foslie) Foslie 1909
Mastophora rosea f. condensata (Foslie) Setchell 1943

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
In the Ryukyu Islands, grows on rocks and epiphytically on other algae in tide pools on the reef flat as well as on the outer edge of the reef in the upper subtidal zone; in Taiwan, occurs in both northern and southern areas, where it often forms a distinct band in the subtidal fringe (Keats et al. 2009).

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Key references
Abbott, I.A., Fisher, J. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Newly reported and revised marine algae from the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 291-321. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.

Keats, D.W., Maneveldt, G.W., Baba, M., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Lewis, J.E. (2009). Three species of Mastophora (Rhodophyta:Corallinales, Corallinaceae) in the tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean: M. rosea (C.Agardh) Setchell, M. pacifica (Heydrich) Foslie, and M. multistrata, sp. nov. Phycologia 48(5): 404-422.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Townsend, R.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2018). 'Coralline algae'. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 86-97, 105-137, 143-146. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.

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References
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Keats, D.W., Maneveldt, G.W., Baba, M., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Lewis, J.E. (2009). Three species of Mastophora (Rhodophyta:Corallinales, Corallinaceae) in the tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean: M. rosea (C.Agardh) Setchell, M. pacifica (Heydrich) Foslie, and M. multistrata, sp. nov. Phycologia 48(5): 404-422.

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