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Chaetomorpha indica (Kützing) Kützing 1849

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Cladophoraceae
Genus Chaetomorpha

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Chaetomorpha indica (Kützing) Kützing
Hawaii; scale 100 µm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Chaetomorpha indica (Kützing) Kützing
Tanzania; details of cells. Eurico Oliveira. © Eurico Oliveira (euricodo@usp.br).

Chaetomorpha indica (Kützing) Kützing
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

Hymenena laciniata (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kylin

Chaetomorpha indica (Kützing) Kützing Tanzania
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Publication details
Chaetomorpha indica (Kützing) Kützing 1849: 376

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.

Basionym
Conferva indica Kützing

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva indica Kützing 1843

Taxonomic notes
According to some authors, Chaetomorpha indica may be conspecific with C. antennina (Bory de Saint-Vincent) Kützing (see Silva, Basson & Moe, 1996, p. 764).

Distributional notes
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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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. [1]-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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