Chondrus crispus var. stellatus ( ) 1819
Mastocarpus stellatus (Stackhouse) Guiry Spiddal Pier, Co. Galway, Ireland; young sporelings
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Chondrus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) Lyngbye 1819: 15
Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus stellatus (Stackhouse) Guiry
Fucus stellatus Stackhouse
Type locality: western shores of England (Stackhouse 1797: 53, pl. 12). Type: Stackhouse; Notes: The name has been typified with Stackhouse’s description in Withering (1797: 99); the original specimens have not been found. The figure in pl. 12 of Stackhouse (1797) could serve as a lectotype.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Dudgeon, S.R., Davison, I.R. & Vadas, R.L. (1990). Freezing tolerance in the intertidal red algae Chondrus crispus and Mastocarpus stellatus: relative importance of acclimation and adaptation. Marine Biology, Berlin 106(3): 427-436. [in English]
Harris, J.P. & Logan, B.A. (2018). Seasonal acclimatization of thallus proline contents of Mastocarpus stellatus and Chondrus crispus: intertidal rhodphytes that differ in freezing tolerance (Note). Journal of Phycology 54(3): 419-422.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 June 2021.