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Chondria opuntioides (Harvey) Harvey

Publication details
Chondria opuntioides (Harvey) Harvey 1859: 297, pl, 189

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 Coeloclonium tasmanicum (Harvey) Womersley

Basionym
Chylocladia opuntioides Harvey

Type information
Syntype localities: Various in Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 486).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Opuntia.

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

General environment
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.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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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.

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