Chondracanthus elegans ( )
Chondracanthus elegans (Greville) Guiry in Hommersand et al. 1993: 115, 117
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Gigartina elegans Greville
Type locality: Brazil (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 290). Type: E, PC (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 117).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
Gigartina elegans Greville 1833
This is a marine species.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 16 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 July 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2018.