Caulacanthus spinellus (J.D.Hooker & ) Kützing
Caulacanthus spinellus (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kützing 1849: 753
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Caulacanthus is Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing
Syntype localities: New Zealand: east coast and Bay of Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 282).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Searles, R.B. (1968). Morphological studies of red algae of the order Gigartinales. University of California Publications in Botany 43: vi (vii) + 100, 33 figs, 12 plates.
Created: 12 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 October 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2019.