Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing La Jolla, California; 17 m subtidal
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
low and mid intertidal, tide pool; epilithic (Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (5 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Lectotype locality: Valparaiso, Chile (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 232). Notes: This type locality was first chosen by Dawson, Aceto & Foldvik (1964: 46)
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).
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.
Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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.