Encoelium clathratum C.Agardh 1823

Hydroclathrus clathratus (C.Agardh) M.Howe

Current name: Hydroclathrus clathratus (C.Agardh) M.Howe
Houtman Abrolhos, Western AustraliaJohn Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication Details
Encoelium clathratum C.Agardh 1823: 412

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1823). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [vii-viii], [399]-531. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: early 1823

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Encoelium is Encoelium bullosum (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydroclathrus clathratus (C.Agardh) M.Howe.

Type Information
Type locality: "In mari Australi, ut [?] ad Ravak, in sinu 'Baie de Chien Marin', sec. Gaudichaud. — In mari Atlantico ad insulam, 'Beii isle' prope litus Armoricae, sec. Bory."; (Agardh 1823: 412) Notes: Womersley (1987: 300) gives the following data: Lectotype from Belle Isle [Belle-île, Brittany], France (but see Hamel 1937: 202); in Herb. Bornet, PC; Herb. Agardh, LD? INA commented: "Womersley (1987: 300) lectotypified the name with a specimen from Belle-île, Brittany, France. Hamel (1937:202) recorded that Bornet thought that the provenance might have been inaccurately recorded because the shells on which the specimens grew do not occur there naturally."

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), latticed or pierced with openings like a grating or trellis (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 August 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 August 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 March 2024

 
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