Colaconema elegans (K.M. ) I.-K.Hwang & H.-S.Kim
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.
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.
Rhodochorton elegans K.M.Drew
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).
This is a marine species.
Created: 08 February 2012 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 May 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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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.