Chondria muscoides C.Agardh 1822

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Chondria muscoides C.Agardh 1822: 361

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: probably Oct 1822

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chondria is Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acanthophora muscoides (Linnaeus) Bory.

Type Information
Type locality: Brazil; (de Jong, Hitipeuw & Prud'Homme van Reine 1999: 133) Neotype: LD; 94/068.9765 (nÂș38011) (de Jong, Hitipeuw & Prud'Homme van Reine 1999: 131) Notes: Agardh's specimen, Chondria muscoides from Brazil, inscribed "Chondria muscoides Ag. ad oras Brasiliam & ex. mus. Paris dedit Desfontaines", deposited in small fragments at the herbarium of Lund is proposed as neotype by de Jong et al. (1999).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), resembling a moss (Neal 1993).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 March 2006 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 February 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 February 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 April 2024

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