Iridophycus heterocarpus (Postels & Ruprecht) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937
Mazzaella heterocarpa (Postels & Ruprecht) Fredericq
Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, JapanYukihiko Serisawa (email@example.com)
Iridophycus heterocarpus (Postels & Ruprecht) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937: 170
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondrus crispus Stackhouse.
Type locality: In oceano pacifico septemtrionale; (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 18) Type: LE; (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110) Notes: Type locality: Kamchatka, Russia (Hughey et al. 2001: 1093).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), literally, different fruit.
This is a marine species.
Created: 30 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 08 December 2009
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 December 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 September 2023