Catenella repens ( ) 1902
Catenella repens (Lightfoot) Batters 1902: 69
Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1902). A catalogue of the British marine algae being a list of all the species of seaweeds known to occur on the shores of the British Islands, with the localities where they are found. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 40(Supplement): 1-107.
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
Fucus repens Lightfoot
Type locality: Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 281).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 08 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Adams, J. (1904). Catenella repens at Ballygally Head. Irish Naturalist 13: 71.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 August 2020.