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Chondracanthus chauvinii (Bory) Kützing

Publication details
Chondracanthus chauvinii (Bory) Kützing 1843: 399

Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Chondracanthus.

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

Sphaerococcus chauvinii Bory

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus chauvinii Bory 1828
Rhodymenia chauvinii (Bory) Greville 1830
Gigartina chauvinii (Bory de Saint-Vincent) J.Agardh 1842

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gigartina chauvinii (Bory de Saint-Vincent) J.Agardh)
South America: Galápagos Islands (Taylor 1945), Peru (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Antarctic and the subantarctic islands: Fuegia (Papenfuss 1964).

(as Chondracanthus chauvinii (Bory) Kützing)
South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2012).

Key references
Hughey, J.R. & Hommersand, M.H. (2008). Morphological and molecular systematic study of Chondracanthus (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Pacific North America. Phycologia 47: 124-155.

Created: 21 November 2001 by M.D. 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 20 February 2018.

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