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Chondria opuntia J.Agardh, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Chondria opuntia J.Agardh 1841: 21, nom. illeg.

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1841). In historiam algarum symbolae. Linnaea 15: 1-50, 443-457.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chondria is Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coelarthrum opuntia (Endlicher) Børgesen

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

Nomenclatural notes
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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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.

Key references
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.

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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.

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