Chaetomorpha aerea (Dillwyn) Kützing 1849

Chaetomorpha aerea (Dillwyn) Kützing

Chaetomorpha aerea (Dillwyn) KützingGroton, Connecticut, USA; high intertidal shallow pools, open coast. - 23 September 2007. Courtnay Janiak (

Publication Details
Chaetomorpha aerea (Dillwyn) Kützing 1849: 379

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chaetomorpha is Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Kützing.

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

Conferva aerea Dillwyn

Type Information
Type locality: Cromer, Norfolk, England; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 55) Type: D. Turner; BM-K; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 55) Notes: Syntypes: various in England and Wales (Silva et al. 1996). According to Womersley (1984: 174) the type is from Cromer, England; in BM (ex K). Collector: D. Turner; W.W. Young (INA).

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarine species.

Created: 30 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 March 2022

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