Gigartina mammillosa var. vulgaris
Gigartina mammillosa var. vulgaris Harvey 1862: 172
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1862). Notice of a collection of algae made on the northwest coast of North America, chiefly at Vancouver Island, by David Lyall, Esq., M.D., R.N., in the years 1859-1861. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society. Botany 6: 157-177.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus stellatus (Stackhouse) Guiry
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
The oiriginal spelling of the specific epithet was "mammillosus" and is adopted here. - (5 Sep 2019) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Guiry, M.D., West, J.A., Kim, D.-H. & Masuda, M. (1984). Reinstatement of the genus Mastocarpus Kützing (Rhodophyta). Taxon 33: 53-63.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 September 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 February 2020.