Corallina cylindrica J.Ellis & 1786
Tricleocarpa cylindrica (J.Ellis & Solander) Huisman & Borowitzka Hawaii; scale is 5 mm
© J.M. Huisman
Corallina cylindrica J.Ellis & Solander 1786: 114, pl. 22: fig. 4
Published in: Ellis, J. & Solander, D. (1786). The natural history of many curious and uncommon zoophytes, collected from various parts of the globe by the late John Ellis...Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander, M.D., F.R.S. &c.. pp. [i]-xii, -208, 63 pls. London: Printed for Benjamin White and Son, at Horace's Head, Fleet-Street and Peter Elmsly, in the Strand.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tricleocarpa cylindrica (J.Ellis & Solander) Huisman & Borowitzka
Type locality: West Indies [Mr. Greg] (Huisman & Borowitzka 1990: 164). (Huisman & Borowitzka 1990: 164). Notes: Huisman & Womersley (1994: 116) note that the type is lost; lectotypified by Ellis & Solander, 1786, pl. 22, fig.4 (see Papenfuss et al., 1982: 416).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cylindrical.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Huisman, J.M. & Borowitzka, M.A. (1990). A revision of the Australian species of Galaxaura (Rhodophyta, Galaxauraceae), with a description of Tricelocarpa gen. nov. Phycologia 29: 150-172, 56 figs.
Lamarck, J.B. de (1815). Suite et fin des polypiers corticiferes. Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle Paris 2: 227-240.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2021.