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Catenella opuntia (Goodenough & Woodward) Greville 1830

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Caulacanthaceae
Genus Catenella

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Catenella opuntia (Goodenough & Woodward) Greville
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; turf at MHWN. 26 Jan 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Catenella opuntia (Goodenough & Woodward) Greville
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; turf at MHWN. 26 Jan 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Catenella opuntia (Goodenough & Woodward) Greville

 

Chrysymenia agardhii Harvey

Catenella opuntia (Goodenough & Woodward) Greville Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; turf at MHWN
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Catenella opuntia (Goodenough & Woodward) Greville 1830: lxiii, 166

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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Publication date: Feb.-March 1830

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Catenella.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Catenella caespitosa (Withering) L.M.Irvine

Basionym
Fucus opuntia Goodenough & Woodward

Type information
Type locality: Tenby, Pembroke, Wales (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 281).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.

Created: 08 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 January 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Gibson, R.J.H. (1892). On the structure and development of the cystocarps of Catenella opuntia, Grev.. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 29: 68-74.
Lestang-Brémond, G. d. (1981). The turn-over of sulphates on the Lambda-Carrageenan of the cell-walls of the red seaweed Gigartinale: Catenella opuntia (Grev.).. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 10: 449-454.
Quillet, M. & Lestang-Brémond, G. d. (1981). The MeCDPS, a carving sulphate's nucleotide of the red seaweed Catenella opuntia (Grev.). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 10: 503-507.

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