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Chondracanthus chamissoi (C.Agardh) Kützing

Publication details
Chondracanthus chamissoi (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843: 399

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chondracanthus is Chondracanthus chauvinii (Bory) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Sphaerococcus chamissoi C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Chile (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 290). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 115). Notes: Isotype: E.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus chamissoi C.Agardh 1820
Gigartina chamissoi (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842
Chondroclonium chamissoi (C.Agardh) Kützing 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gigartina chamissoi (C.Agardh) J.Agardh)
South America: Brazil (Taylor 1930 ), Chile (Santelices 1989, Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Peru (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

(as Chondracanthus chamissoi (C.Agardh) Kützing)
South America: Chile (Hoffmann & Santelices 1997, Yang et al. 2015).

Indian Ocean Islands: Réunion (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Asia: Japan (Yang et al. 2015), Korea (Yang et al. 2015).

Key references
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.

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.

Yang, M.Y., Macaya, E. C. & Kim, M.S. (2015). Molecular evidence for verifying the distribution of Chondracanthus chamissoi and C. teedei (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 58(2): 103-113.

Created: 16 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Bulboa, C.R. & Macchiavello, J.E. (2001). The effects of light and temperature on different phases of the life cycle in the carrageenan producing alga Chondracanthus chamissoi (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales). Botanica Marina 44: 371-374.
Macchiavello, J.E.A., Bulboa, C.R.C. & Edding, M.V. (2003). Vegetative propagation and spore-based recruitment in the carrageenophyte Chondracanthus chamissoi (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) in northern Chile. Phycological Research 51(1): 45-50.
Yang, M.Y., Macaya, E. C. & Kim, M.S. (2015). Molecular evidence for verifying the distribution of Chondracanthus chamissoi and C. teedei (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 58(2): 103-113.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 June 2017.

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