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Chordariopsis capensis (C.Agardh) Kylin

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Adenocystaceae
Genus Chordariopsis

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Chordariopsis capensis (C.Agardh) Kylin
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Chordariopsis capensis (C.Agardh) Kylin Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Chordariopsis capensis (C.Agardh) Kylin 1940: 54, fig. 30

Published in: Kylin, H. (1940). Die Phaeophyceenordnung Chordariales. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 36(9): 1-67, 30 figs.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Chordariopsis.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Chordaria flagelliformis var. capensis C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 620).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chordaria flagelliformis var. capensis C.Agardh 1824

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chorda capensis Kützing 1843
Chordaria capensis (Kützing) Areschoug 1851

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996: 620) the name Chordaria flagelliformis has been misapplied to this species on several occasions. Please see the original reference for a full listing.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, [2], 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.

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