Chnoospora pacifica J.
Chnoospora pacifica J.Agardh 1847: 7
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1847). Nya alger från Mexico. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 4: 5-17.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chnoospora minima (Hering) Papenfuss
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: San Agustín, Oaxaca, Mexico (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 626). Notes: According to Dawson (1944: 234) the type was collected by Liebmann at St. Augustine, near Acapulco, Mexico.
Source of current name
Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.
Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.
Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). New marine algae from the Gulf of California. Proceeding of the California Academy of Science, Series 4 12: 695-949, 77 plates.
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 June 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 December 2018.