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Colaconema elegans (K.M.Drew) I.-K.Hwang & H.-S.Kim

Publication details
Colaconema elegans (K.M.Drew) I.-K.Hwang & H.-S.Kim 2011: 54, figs 41, 42

Published in: Hwang, I.-K. & Kim, H.-S. (2011). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 2. Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae, Nemaliophycidae: Acrochaetiales, Colaconematales, Palmariales, Nemaliales. Nemalian red algae. pp. [1-6], 1-111, figs 1-66. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

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

Basionym
Rhodochorton elegans K.M.Drew

Type information
Type locality: La Jolla, California (Drew 1928: 181). Type: Drew, no. 418; December 1920; parasitic in the stipe of Eisenia arborea. Herb, Univ. Calif. 294555 (Drew 1928: 181).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodochorton elegans K.M.Drew 1928
Acrochaetium elegans (K.M.Drew) Papenfuss 1945
Audouinella elegans (K.M.Drew) Y.-P.Lee 1987

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Michael 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 19 November 2018.

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