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Chorda filum var. tomentosa (Lyngbye) Areschoug

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Chordales
Family Chordaceae
Genus Chorda

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Chorda filum var. tomentosa (Lyngbye) Areschoug
Labrador, Canada; gametophyte with antheridia and oogonia, one with egg retained after release at tip of oogonium. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Chorda filum var. tomentosa (Lyngbye) Areschoug
Halosiphon tomentosus Photo taken in the Hohwachter Bight, Baltic Sea, Germany Depth: 2m Time: 15th of April 2004 . 15 Apr 2004. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

 

Halosiphon tomentosus (Lyngbye) Jaasund Halosiphon tomentosus Photo taken in the Hohwachter Bight, Baltic Sea, Germany Depth: 2m Time: 15th of April 2004
© Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de)

Publication details
Chorda filum var. tomentosa (Lyngbye) Areschoug 1847: 365

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1847). Phycearum, quae in maribus Scandinaviae crescunt, enumeratio. Sectio prior Fucaceas continens. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 13: 223-382, pls I-IX.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chorda is Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halosiphon tomentosus (Lyngbye) Jaasund

Basionym
Chorda tomentosa Lyngbye

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), a thread (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
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
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Created: 02 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 28 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Novaczek, I., Bird, C.J. & McLachlan, J. (1986). The effect of temperature on development and reproduction in Chorda filum and C. tomentosa (Phaeophyta, Laminariales) from Nova Scotia. Canadian Journal of Botany 64: 2414-2420.

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