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Chloronitum rupestre (Linnaeus) Gallion

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Cladophoraceae
Genus Chloronitum

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Chloronitum rupestre (Linnaeus) Gallion
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Chloronitum rupestre (Linnaeus) Gallion
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Chloronitum rupestre (Linnaeus) Gallion
Cladophora rupestris, Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland. 28 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chloronitum rupestre (Linnaeus) Gallion
Cladophora rupestris, Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland. 28 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chloronitum rupestre (Linnaeus) Gallion
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; rocks at MTL. 18 Apr 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chloronitum rupestre (Linnaeus) Gallion
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower intertidal rocks. 04 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chloronitum rupestre (Linnaeus) Gallion
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower intertidal on Corallina. 04 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Giffordia irregularis (Kützing) Joly

Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing Cladophora rupestris, Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Chloronitum rupestre (Linnaeus) Gallion 1828

Published in: Gaillon, B. (1828). Résumé méthodique des classifications des Thalassiophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles [Levrault] 53: 350-406, Tables 1-3.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chloronitum is Chloronitum aerea (Dillwyn) Gaillon.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing

Basionym
Conferva rupestris Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Habitat in Europeae marinis rupibus copioissima [Bognor Regis, Sussex, England] (Linnaeus 1753: 1167). Lectotype: OXF herb. Dillenius (Hoek 1969: 19, 64). Notes: Herb. Dillenius as Conferva marina trichodes ramosior Dillenius, 1741, upper specimen and lower left-hand specimen of the herbarium sheet.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rocky, rock-dwelling (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2019.

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