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Chaetomorpha capillaris (Kützing) Børgesen, nom. illeg.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Cladophoraceae
Genus Chaetomorpha

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Chaetomorpha capillaris (Kützing) Børgesen
Chaetomorpha capillaris, Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland. 28 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chaetomorpha capillaris (Kützing) Børgesen
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 08 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Chaetomorpha capillaris (Kützing) Børgesen Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Chaetomorpha capillaris (Kützing) Børgesen 1925: 45, fig. 13, nom. illeg.

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1925). Marine algae from the Canary Islands especially Teneriffe and Gran Canaria. I. Chlorophyceae. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Meddelelser 5(3): 1-123, 49 figs.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chaetomorpha is Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chaetomorpha ligustica (Kützing) Kützing

Basionym
Rhizoclonium capillare Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 787). Type: L 937, 155...45 (Womersley 1984: 178). Notes: Collector: Binder (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Illegitimate: priority for Chaetomorpha capillaris (Linnaeus) S.F.Gray. - (24 Mar 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Included in Chaetomorpha liguistica by Brodie, Maggs & John (2007) and Cormaci et al. (2014). - (24 Mar 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

Key references
Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Sfriso, A., Wolf, M.A., Moro, I., Sfriso, A.A., Buosi, A. & Verlaque, M. (2018). Rediscovery of a forgotten Mediterranean Chaetomorpha species in the Venice Lagoon (North Adriatic Sea): Chaetomorpha stricta Schiffner (Cladophorales, Chlorophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 39(3): 293-312.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

Created: 14 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 10 September 2018 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Reed, R.H. (1989). Osmotic adjustment and organic solute accumulation in Chaetomorpha capillaris. British Phycological Journal 24: 21-37.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 November 2018.

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