Chondria capillaris (Hudson) M.J.Wynne cells in surface view, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014
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Ulva capillaris Hudson 1778: 571
Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1778). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum Britanniæ sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, officinalibus pharmacopæorum. Tomus II. Editio altera, emendata et aucta.. pp. [i], 335-690. Londini [London]: impensis auctoris: prostant venales apud J. Nourse, in the Strand.
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondria capillaris (Hudson) M.J.Wynne
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Neotype locality: "The Lookout", Weymouth, Dorset (Wynne 1991: 480). Neotype: Samuel Goodenough; BM (Wynne 1991: 480).
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (1991). A change in the name of the type of Chondria C. Agardh (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Taxon 40: 316-318.
Created: 17 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 April 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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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 20 March 2019.