Actinococcus chiton M.
Gymnogongrus chiton (M.Howe) P.C.Silva & DeCew Northern California
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Actinococcus chiton M.Howe 1914: 115, adnot.
Published in: Howe, M.A. (1914). The marine algae of Peru. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 15: 1-185, 44 figs, 66 plates.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Fredericqia chiton (M.Howe) Maggs, L.Le Gall, Mineur, Provan & G.W. Saunders
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: San Pedro [Los Angeles County], California (Howe 1914: 115, adnot.). Holotype: Oct., 1907; NY? Notes: Silva (1979: 322) mentioned a type locality of "Duxbury Reef, Marin Co., California".
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
Maggs, C.A., Le Gall, L., Mineur, F., Provan, J. & Saunders, G.W. (2013). Fredericqia deveauniensis, gen. et sp. nov. (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta), a new cryptogenic species. Cryptogamie Algologie 34: 273-296.
Created: 30 September 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 December 2016 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 April 2019.