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Arthrocardia cretacea (Postels & Ruprecht) Weber Bosse

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Genus Arthrocardia

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Arthrocardia cretacea (Postels & Ruprecht) Weber Bosse
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 28 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Arthrocardia cretacea (Postels & Ruprecht) Weber Bosse
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 28 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

 

Zonaria flava var. angusta Suhr

Pachyarthron cretaceum (Postels & Ruprecht) Manza Peter the Great Bay, Russia
© Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru)

Publication details
Arthrocardia cretacea (Postels & Ruprecht) Weber Bosse 1904: 105

Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. & Foslie, M. (1904). The Corallinaceae of the Siboga-Expedition Siboga Expeditie Monographie LXI. pp. 1-77, 32 figs, XVI pls. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Arthrocardia is Arthrocardia corymbosa (Lamarck) Decaisne.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corallina officinalis Linnaeus

Basionym
Corallina cretacea Postels & Ruprecht

Type information
Type locality: Unalaska Island, Aleutian Archipelago, Alaska (Woelkerling et al. 2008: 267). Lectotype: [G.] Kastalsky; 1827; LE (Woelkerling et al. 2008: 267). Notes: Lectotype is illustrated by Woelkerling et al. 2008: fig. 1. The lectotype was collected during the Russian expedition of 1826-1829 on the corvette Seniavin under the command of the Russian naval officer Fjodor Petrowitsch L├╝tke.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J., Millar, A.J.K., Harvey, A. & Baba, M. (2008). Recognition of Pachyarthron and Bossiella as distinct genera in the Corallinaceae, subfamily Corallinoideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 265-293.

Key references
Johansen, H.W. (1969). Morphology and systematics of coralline algae with special reference to Calliarthron. University of California Publications in Botany 49: 1-98, 33 figs, 2 tables, 19 plates.

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