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Chondrus ocellatus f. giganteus (Yendo) Okamura

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Chondrus


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Chondrus ocellatus f. giganteus (Yendo) Okamura
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Publication details
Chondrus ocellatus f. giganteus (Yendo) Okamura 1932: 85, pl. 291, fig. 3; pl. 293: fig.1

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chondrus is Chondrus crispus Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondrus giganteus Yendo

Chondrus giganteus Yendo

Type information
Lectotype locality: Cape Inuboi, Chiba Pref., Japan (Yoshida 1991: 6). Lectotype: vii.1906; TI (Yoshida 1991: 6, pl. 26b). Notes: Inubozaki, Chiba Pref. (Mikami 1965: 253). [zaki = cape, point].

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), marked with two-coloured spots, having the centre of one colour surrounded by a broad ring of another (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 19 November 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 18 March 2007 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 23 June 2018.

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