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Chondrus microcarpus (C.Agardh) Greville

Publication details
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, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chondrus is Chondrus crispus Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polyopes constrictus (Turner) J.Agardh

Basionym
Sphaerococcus microcarpus C.Agardh

Type information
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.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Womersley & Lewis (1994: 175) cite (C. Agardh) Kützing 1849: 737 as the authority. - (10 Jun 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.

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