Gigartina coronopifolia (Zoëga) P.C. , nom. illeg. 1952
Gigartina coronopifolia (Zoëga) P.C.Silva 1952: 264, nom. illeg.
Published in: Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus stellatus (Stackhouse) Guiry
Fucus coronopifolius Zoëga
Type locality: [Iceland] (Zoëga 1772: 19).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), with leaves like Coronopus, a weedy flowering plant.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 October 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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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 07 March 2021.