Chaetomorpha media (C. ) Kützing
Chaetomorpha media (C.Agardh) Kützing 1849: 380
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chaetomorpha is Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Kützing.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chaetomorpha antennina (Bory) Kützing
Conferva media C.Agardh
Type locality: West Indies (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 760).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), intermediate.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chaetomorpha media (C.Agardh) Kützing)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960).
Caribbean Islands: Barbados (Taylor 1960, Taylor 1969), Cuba (Taylor 1960), Hispaniola (Taylor 1960), Jamaica (Taylor 1960), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960, Taylor 1969), Netherlands Antilles (Taylor 1960), Puerto Rico (Taylor 1960), Trinidad (Taylor 1960), Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).
South-west Asia: Sri Lanka (Børgesen 1936).
Australia and New Zealand: Northern Territory (Womersley 1958 ).
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Raghukumar, C. (1987). Fungal parasites of the green alga Chaetomorpha media. Dis. Aquat. Organ. 3: 147-150.
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2019.