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Chaetangium magnificum R.K.F.Pilger

Publication details
Chaetangium magnificum R.K.F.Pilger 1908: 181, pl. VII: fig. C

Published in: Pilger, R. (1908). Kleinere Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen. I. Hedwigia 48: 178-183, pl. VII.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chaetangium is Chaetangium ornatum (Linnaeus) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), magnificent.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: bei Swakopmund am Strande, Deutsch-Südwestafrika (leg. Borshmann) (: 181).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Rull Lluch, J. (2002). Marine benthic algae of Namibia. Scientia Marina 66(Suppl.): 5-256.

Key references
Price, J.H., John, D.M. & Lawson, G.W. (1986). Seaweeds of the western coast of tropical Africa and adjacent islands: a critical assessment. IV. Rhodophyta (Florideae). 1. Genera A-F. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 15: 1-122, 1 fig.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2020.

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