Goniotrichum elegans ( )
Goniotrichum elegans (Chauvin) Zanardini 1847: 249
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1847). Notizie intorno alle cellulari marine delle lagune e de'litorali di Venezia (I). Atti del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 6: 185-262, 1 plate.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Goniotrichum is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Stylonema alsidii (Zanardini) K.M.Drew
Bangia elegans Chauvin
Type locality: Arromanches-les-baines, Calvados, France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 87).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Womersley (1994: 24) cites (Chauvin) Le Jolis as the authority. - (15 May 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
(as Goniotrichum elegans (Chauvin) Zanardini)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920), France (Miranda 1932), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Ireland (Adams 1908, Cotton 1912), Italy (Giaccone 1969), Portugal (Ardré 1970), Romania (Caraus 2002), Spain (Sauvageau 1897, Miranda 1931, Seoane-Camba 1957, Seoane-Camba 1965, Barcelo & Seoane 1982), Sweden (Kylin 1907, Kylin 1944).
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Børgesen 1927).
South America: Peru (Dawson, Acleto & Foldvik 1964).
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Source of current name
Drew, K.M. (1956). Conferva ceramicola Lyngbye. Botanisk Tidsskrift 53: 67-74, 2 figs.
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Yoon, H.S., Muller, K.M., Sheath, R.G., Ott, F.D. & Bhattacharya, D. (2006). Defining the major lineages of red algae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 42: 482-492.
Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.
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: 16 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Fries, L. (1960). The influence of different B12 analogues on the growth of Goniotrichum elegans (Chauv.). Physiologia Plantarum 13: 264-275.
Fries, L. (1972). The influences of phenolic compounds on the growth of Goniotrichum elegans (Chauv,). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 7: 575-579.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 March 2019.