Chondria opuntia J. , nom. illeg.
Chondria opuntia J.Agardh 1841: 21, nom. illeg.
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1841). In historiam algarum symbolae. Linnaea 15: 1-50, 443-457.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coelarthrum opuntia (Endlicher) Børgesen
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Chondria opuntia J. Agardh, the intended basionym of Coelarthrum opuntia, is not priorable since it is a later homonym of Chondria opuntia (Goodenough & Woodward) C. Agardh (1917: XVIII), a taxonomic synonym of Catanella caespitosa (Withering) L. Irvine (Silva et al. 1996: 358). - (27 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Indian Ocean (Womersley 1996: 57). Lectotype: Herb. Agardh, LD 36065 (Womersley 1996: 57). Notes: "in mari Indico (?)" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 358)
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.
Source of current name
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.
Huisman, J.M. (1996). The red algal genus Coelarthrum Børgesen (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales) in Australian seas, including the description of Chamaebotrys gen. nov. Phycologia 35: 95-112.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 December 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2019.