Chondria opuntioides ( )
Chondria opuntioides (Harvey) Harvey 1859: 297, pl, 189
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coeloclonium tasmanicum (Harvey) Womersley
Chylocladia opuntioides Harvey
Syntype localities: Various in Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 486).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Opuntia.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 29 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 February 2009 by Wendy 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 27 May 2019.