Mastophora licheniformis Decaisne 1842: 359, pl. 17: fig. 11
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Mastophora.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastophora rosea (C.Agardh) Setchell
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Manila, The Philippines (Woelkerling 1998: 368). Lectotype: collector not indicated; date not indicated; PC Cuming 2232, Montagne Herbarium (MA 4589); designated by Woelkerling, 1988: 129, 131 (Woelkerling 1998: 368). Notes: Isolectotype: PC, Cuming 2232, Montagne Herbarium (MA 4588); PC, Cuming 2232, General Herbarium (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet affixed to a herbarium sheet); BM, Cuming 2232, sheet collections, unnumbered (2 collections; filed under Mastophora rosea); TCD, Cuming 2232, W.H. Harvey Herbarium.
Source of current name
Setchell, W.A. (1943). Mastophora and the Mastophoreae: genus and subfamily of Corallinaceae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 29: 127-135.
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
Created: 23 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 August 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2020.