Chaetomorpha indica (Kützing) Kützing 1849
Chaetomorpha indica (Kützing) Kützing Tanzania
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Chaetomorpha indica (Kützing) Kützing 1849: 376
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
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 indica Kützing
Type locality: Tranquebar, Tamil Nadu, India (Silva & al. 1996: 764). Type: L 936, 249...72 (Womersley 1984: 180).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to India (Stearn 1973).
Conferva indica Kützing 1843
According to some authors, Chaetomorpha indica may be conspecific with C. antennina (Bory de Saint-Vincent) Kützing (see Silva, Basson & Moe, 1996, p. 764).
Recorded by Nazamuddin (1991: 190) from Libya, but Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi (2014: 315) consider it a taxon excludendum from the Mediterranean flora. - (22 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.
Huisman, J.M. & Leliaert, F. (2015). Cladophorales. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 32-67. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. -264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.
Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i]-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.
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