Chondria infestans (A.H.S. ) A.J.K.
Chondria infestans (A.H.S.Lucas) A.J.K.Millar 1990: 460, figs 72A-F, 73A-E
Published in: Millar, A.J.K. (1990). Marine red algae of the Coffs Harbour region, northern New South Wales. Australian Systematic Botany 3: 293-593, 76 figs, 2 tables.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Laurencia infestans A.H.S.Lucas
Type locality: Manly Cove, Port Jackson, New South Wales (Womersley 2003: 425). Holotype: Lucas; 28 February 1914; on Ecklonia radiata. NSW 8122 (Womersley 2003: 425).
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), infesting, attacking (Stearn 1973).
Laurencia infestans A.H.S.Lucas 1919
Chondria myriopoda Gordon-Mills & Millar 1987
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Millar, A.J.K. (1990). Marine red algae of the Coffs Harbour region, northern New South Wales. Australian Systematic Botany 3: 293-593, 76 figs, 2 tables.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
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Verified by: 13 February 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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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 25 February 2020.