Chaetophora berkeleyi Greville 1832

Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing

Current name: Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing
North of Galicia, 2010 - 21 October 2011. Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Chaetophora berkeleyi Greville 1832: 5, pl. 1: fig. 2

Published in: Berkeley, M.J. (1832). Gleanings of British algae; being an appendix to the supplement to English Botany. , pls 1-12. London: C.E. Sowerby.

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Publication date: 1 November 1832

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chaetophora is Chaetophora lobata Schrank.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing.

Type Information
Type locality: Torquay, on marble rocks, summer 1825 (Berkeley); (Index Nominum Algarum)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 April 2015

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 April 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 April 2024

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