155,278 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 21,865 images, 60,056 bibliographic items, 436,069 distributional records.

Chondria infestans (A.H.S.Lucas) A.J.K.Millar

Publication details
Chondria infestans (A.H.S.Lucas) A.J.K.Millar 1990: 460, figs 72A-F, 73A-E

Published in: Millar, A.J.K. (1990). Marine red algae of the Coffs Harbour region, northern New South Wales. Australian Systematic Botany 3: 293-593, 76 figs, 2 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chondria is Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Laurencia infestans A.H.S.Lucas

Type information
Type locality: Manly Cove, Port Jackson, New South Wales (Womersley 2003: 425). Holotype: Lucas; 28 February 1914; on Ecklonia radiata. NSW 8122 (Womersley 2003: 425).

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), infesting, attacking (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Laurencia infestans A.H.S.Lucas 1919

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chondria myriopoda Gordon-Mills & Millar 1987

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Millar, A.J.K. (1990). Marine red algae of the Coffs Harbour region, northern New South Wales. Australian Systematic Botany 3: 293-593, 76 figs, 2 tables.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 13 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 February 2009 by Wendy Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 540 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=12238

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 May 2019.

SITE © 1996 - 2019 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio