Chaetomorpha coliformis ( ) Kützing
Chaetomorpha coliformis (Montagne) Kützing Torquay, Victoria, Australia; scale 1 mm
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Chaetomorpha coliformis (Montagne) Kützing 1849: 380
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 coliformis Montagne
Type locality: said to be Toud Island (Warrior Islet, Torres Strait, Australia), but probably near Hobart, Tasmania (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 762). Type: PC (Womersley 1984: 172). Notes: Silva et al. recommend consulting Womersley (1984: 172) for further details regarding this type locality.
Conferva coliformis Montagne 1842
Conferva clavata var. darwinii J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847
Chaetomorpha darwinii (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kützing 1849
This is a marine species.
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, -435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. -328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.
Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1984). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part I. pp. 329, 102 figs, 16 plates. Adelaide: Government Printer, South Australia.
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Verified by: 17 January 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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Pueschel, C.M. & West, J.A. (2011). Cellular localization of calcium oxalate crystals in Chaetomorpha coliformis (Cladophorales; Chlorophyta): evidence of vacuolar differenciation. Phycologia 50(4): 430-435.
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