Mastocarpus papillatus (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843

Mastocarpus papillatus (C.Agardh) Kützing

Current name: Mastocarpus papillatus (C.Agardh) Kützing
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Publication Details
Mastocarpus papillatus (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843: 398

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mastocarpus is Mastocarpus mammillosus (Goodenough & Woodward) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Sphaerococcus papillatus C.Agardh

Type Information
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.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 May 2017

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