Catenella opuntia (Goodenough & Woodward) Greville 1830
Current name: Catenella caespitosa (Withering) L.M.Irvine
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]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Publication date: Feb.-March 1830
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.
Type locality: Tenby, Pembroke, Wales; (Silva & al. 1996: 281)
This is a marine species.
Created: 08 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 24 January 2018
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 January 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2023