Mastocarpus rigidus S.C. , Hughey & Martone 2011
Mastocarpus rigidus S.C.Lindstrom, Hughey & Martone 2011: 676, 677, 679, figs 15-18, 34, 35
Published in: Lindstrom, S.C., Hughey, J.R. & Martone, P.T. (2011). New, resurrected and redefined species of Mastocarpus (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) from the northeast Pacific. Phycologia 50(6): 661-683.
Publication date: 2011
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.
Holotype locality: Botanical Beach, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 677). Holotype: Fig. 15 (leftmost specimen): Patrick T. Martone (PTM 184); 11 July 2010; on mid intertidal bedrock with Fucus distichus subsp. evanescens and Saccharina sessilis. UBC A88570 (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 677).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rigid (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Occurring on rock usually in the (lower) mid intertidal zone (Lindstrom et al. 2011). - (16 Dec 2011) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 16 December 2011 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 22 August 2013 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 26 October 2021.