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Chondracanthus tenellus (Harvey) Hommersand

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Chondracanthus

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Chondracanthus tenellus (Harvey) Hommersand
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Chondracanthus tenellus (Harvey) Hommersand
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Chondracanthus tenellus (Harvey) Hommersand
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Chondracanthus tenellus (Harvey) Hommersand
Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Yukihiko Serisawa. © Yukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp).

Chondracanthus tenellus (Harvey) Hommersand
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Transverse section of frond. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Chondracanthus tenellus (Harvey) Hommersand
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Longitudinal section showing cortex and medullary filaments. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Chondracanthus tenellus (Harvey) Hommersand
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Longitudinal section. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Chondracanthus tenellus (Harvey) Hommersand
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Transverse section showing cortex and medulla. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Chondracanthus tenellus (Harvey) Hommersand
Oishi-zaki, Yura, Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. 22 Mar 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chondracanthus tenellus (Harvey) Hommersand
Oishi-zaki, Yura, Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. 22 Mar 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

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Chondracanthus tenellus (Harvey) Hommersand Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University
© Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp)

Publication details
Chondracanthus tenellus (Harvey) Hommersand in Hommersand et al. 1993: 115

Published in: Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chondracanthus is Chondracanthus chauvinii (Bory) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Gigartina tenella Harvey

Type information
Type locality: "Kaikai-sima, north of the proper Loo Choo group." [Kikai-jima, Amami-gunto, Ryukyu-retto, Japan] (Harvey 1860: 332). Lectotype: C. Wright; TCD (Masuda et al. 1995: 195, fig.12). Notes: Isotype: BM. Type locality: "Kaikai-sima", N. of Ryukyu-retto, Japan; collected by Charles Wright (Index Nominum Algarum). Type locality: Kaiki-shima, Loo Choo Isl. (Mikami 1965: 208). Masuda et al. (1995: 195) note that this entity was based on material collected at 'Kaikai-shima' (which is not a name in use at present and may be an error for Kigaiga-shima island), north of the Ryukyu Islands.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina tenella Harvey 1860

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chondrus filiformis Okamura & Segawa 1935

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names used in commerce, often for edible algae
matsuba-gusa {Jap}

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Key references
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]

Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Yang, M.Y. & Kim, M.S. (2016). Molecular phylogeny of the genus Chondracanthus (Rhodophyta), focusing on the resurrection of C. okamurae and the description of C. cincinnus sp. nov. Ocean Science Journal 51(3): 517-529, 5 figs, 2 tables.

Yano, T., Kamiya, M., Murikami, A., Sasaki, H. & Kawai, H. (2006). Biochemical phenotypes corresponding to molecular phylogeny of the red alga Plocamium (Plocamiales, Rhodophyta): implications of incongruence with the conventional taxonomy. Journal of Phycology 42: 155-169.

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