Constantinea simplex Setchell Cape Perpetua, Oregon, USA; individual plant from clumped population; white ring indicates damage from air exposure
Constantinea simplex Setchell 1901: 127
Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1901). Notes on algae, I. Zoe 5: 121-129.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Constantinea is Constantinea rosa-marina (S.G.Gmelin) Postels & Ruprecht.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
low and mid intertidal; sand; epilithic (Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (5 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: Santa Cruz; Pacific Grove; Land's End, San Francisco; Dillon's Beach, Marin County; Fort Ross, Sonoma County, California, USA (Setchell 1901: 128).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Constantinea simplex Setchell)
North America: Alaska (Scagel et al. 1989), Aleutian Islands (Mondragon & Mondragon 2003 ), British Columbia (Scagel et al. 1989, Clarkston & Saunders 2012), California (Setchell 1901, Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Scagel et al. 1989, Mondragon & Mondragon 2003 , Miller 2012, Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014), Oregon (Hansen 1997, Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014), Washington (Scagel et al. 1989).
Klochkova, N.G. & Pisareva, N.A. (2009). The genus Constantinea (Rhodophyta: Gigartinales) in the Far-Eastern seas of Russia. Russian Journal of Marine Biology 35: 206-214.
Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of marine algae of Kamchatka and surrounding areas. Vol. 2. Red seaweeds]. pp. 1-301. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 January 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 22 June 2018.