Mastophora rosea (C.Agardh) Setchell 1943

Mastophora rosea (C.Agardh) Setchell

Mastophora rosea (C.Agardh) SetchellPalau Islands, West PacificPalau International Coral Reef Center

Publication Details
Mastophora rosea (C.Agardh) Setchell 1943: 129

Published in: 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.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mastophora is Mastophora licheniformis Decaisne.

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

Zonaria rosea C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Guam, Mariana Islands; (Silva & al. 1996: 254) Lectotype: Gaudichaud; 1819; LD; 50714 (Woelkerling 1998: 392) Notes: Isotype: PC, no. 56, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), rose-coloured (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

In the Ryukyu Islands, grows on rocks and epiphytically on other algae in tide pools on the reef flat as well as on the outer edge of the reef in the upper subtidal zone; in Taiwan, occurs in both northern and southern areas, where it often forms a distinct band in the subtidal fringe (Keats et al. 2009).

Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 March 2021

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