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Corallina chilensis Decaisne

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Tribe Corallineae
Genus Corallina

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Corallina chilensis Decaisne
Cabrillo National Monument, California. Low zone; in tide pools and under Phyllospadix,. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Corallina chilensis Decaisne
La Jolla, California; 17 m subtidal. 26 Apr 2015. F. Kuepper. © F. Kuepper.

Corallina chilensis Decaisne
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Corallina chilensis Decaisne
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Corallina chilensis Decaisne
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Corallina chilensis Decaisne
Seppings Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

 

Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing La Jolla, California; 17 m subtidal
© F. Kuepper

Publication details
Corallina chilensis Decaisne in Harvey 1849: 103

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 2]. pp. 65-124 [ends abruptly], pls XXVI-L. London: Reeve Brothers.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing

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

Nomenclatural notes
Often given the publication date of 1847, this entity was validated in Harvey's Nereis australis Part 2. pp. 65-124, Plates XXVI-L, which was published in 1849. - (26 Sep 2007) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
low and mid intertidal, tide pool; epilithic (Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (5 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Valparaiso, Chile (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 232). Notes: This type locality was first chosen by Dawson, Aceto & Foldvik (1964: 46)

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Source of current name
Kützing, F.T. (1858). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. VIII pp. i-ii, 1-48, 100 plates. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).

Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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Verified by: 30 March 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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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 19 November 2018.

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