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".
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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 November 2018.