Chondrus microcarpus (C. )
Chondrus microcarpus (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: lv
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polyopes constrictus (Turner) J.Agardh
Sphaerococcus microcarpus C.Agardh
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 202). Type: Herb. Agardh, LD 22858 (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 176). Notes: "Nov. Holl."
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with small fruit.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Womersley & Lewis (1994: 175) cite (C. Agardh) Kützing 1849: 737 as the authority. - (10 Jun 2009) - Wendy Guiry
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.
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Womersley, H.B.S. & Lewis, J.A. (1994). Family Halymeniaceae Bory 1828: 158. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 167-218. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Created: 29 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 10 June 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 16 July 2019.