Constantinea simplex 1901
Constantinea simplex Setchell exposed rocky shore at Bradys Beach, Bamfield, B.C.
© 2014 Bridgette Clarkston
Constantinea simplex Setchell 1901: 127
Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1901). Notes on algae, I. Zoe 5: 121-129.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Constantinea is Constantinea rosa-marina (S.G.Gmelin) Postels & Ruprecht.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Syntype localities: Santa Cruz; Pacific Grove; Land's End, San Francisco; Dillon's Beach, Marin County; Fort Ross, Sonoma County, California, USA (Setchell 1901: 128).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
low and mid intertidal; sand; epilithic (Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (5 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Constantinea simplex Setchell)
North America: Alaska (Scagel & al. 1989), Aleutian Islands (Mondragon & Mondragon 2003 ), British Columbia (Scagel & al. 1989, Clarkston & Saunders 2012), California (Setchell 1901, Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Scagel & al. 1989, Mondragon & Mondragon 2003 , Miller 2012, Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014), Oregon (Hansen 1997, Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014), Washington (Scagel & al. 1989).
Klochkova N.G., Koroleva T.N., Kusidi A.E. (2009). Atlas vodorosley-makrofitov prikamchatskikh vod [Atlas of algae-macrophytes of Kamchatka waters. Red algae]. Vol. 2 pp. 301, profusely illustrated. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski: Izdaniya KamchatNIRO. [in Russian]
Klochkova, N.G. & Pisareva, N.A. (2009). The genus Constantinea (Rhodophyta: Gigartinales) in the Far-Eastern seas of Russia. Russian Journal of Marine Biology 35: 206-214.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 January 2012 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 25 October 2021.