Catenella pinnata Harvey 1853: 201, pl. XXIX.B [29.B]
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], -258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Catenella is Catenella opuntia (Goodenough & Woodward) Greville.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Catenella caespitosa (Withering) L.M.Irvine
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with leaflets arranged on each side of a common petiole.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Created: 08 February 2008 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 September 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 October 2019.