Mastocarpus ochotensis ( ) Makijenko [ ]
Mastocarpus ochotensis (Ruprecht) Makijenko [Makienko] in Klochkova 1996: 191
Published in: Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mastocarpus is Mastocarpus mammillosus (Goodenough & Woodward) Kützing.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus pacificus (Kjellman) Perestenko
Type locality: Sea of Okhotsk (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 680).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Lindstrom et al. (2011: 680) note that they were unable to obtain type material of this species. They consider it possible that this specific epithet will replace a proposed name but they expect that this species is a synonym of M. pacificus, which has nomenclatural priority. - (19 Dec 2011) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Lindstrom, S.C., Hughey, J.R. & Martone, P.T. (2011). New, resurrected and redefined species of Mastocarpus (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) from the northeast Pacific. Phycologia 50(6): 661-683.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2019.