Sphaerococcus papillatus C.Agardh 1821
Mastocarpus papillatus (C.Agardh) KützingNorthern California - 09 March 2011. Wendell Wood (email@example.com)
Sphaerococcus papillatus C.Agardh 1821: [iv], pl. XIX 
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus papillatus (C.Agardh) Kützing.
Type locality: "Ad insulam Owaihee lectum communicavit Chamisso" [Hawaiian Islands]; (Agardh 1821: [iv]) Lectotype: Chamisso; 1816; LD (Herbarium Agardh); 23883 (specimen in the upper right ) (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 669) Notes: The delcared Hawaiian origin is clearly an error; see Setchell & Gardner (1933: 288) and Wynne (2010: 39). Lectotype selected by Lindstrom et al. (2011: 669); type locality: Golden Gate, San Francisco, California.
This is a marine species.
Created: 11 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 08 February 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 October 2022