Chylocladia reflexa (Chauvin) Zanardini 1843

Gastroclonium reflexum (Chauvin) Kützing

Current name: Gastroclonium reflexum (Chauvin) Kützing
Gastroclonium reflexum, lower intertidal, North of Spain, 2010, Ignacio Bárbara" Igancio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Chylocladia reflexa (Chauvin) Zanardini 1843: 50

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1843). Saggio di classificazione naturale delle Ficee del Dottore Giovanni Zanardini aggiunti nuovi studii sopra l'androsace degli antichi con tavola miniata ed enumerazione di tutte le specie scoperte e raccolte dall'autore in Dalmazia. pp. [1]-64, 2 folded tables, 1 col. pl. Venezia [Venice]: Dallo Stabilimento tipographico enciclopedico di Girolamo Tasso.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chylocladia is Chylocladia kaliformis (Goodenough & Woodward) Hooker.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gastroclonium reflexum (Chauvin) Kützing.

Lomentaria reflexa Chauvin

Type Information
Lectotype locality: France (Port-en-Bessin); (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 84) Lectotype: CN (herb. Lenormand); (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 84) Notes: various in Calvados, France (Silva et al. 1996: 350).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), reflexed, bent sharply backwards (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 August 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 August 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 April 2024

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