Catenella opuntia (Goodenough & Woodward) Greville 1830

Catenella caespitosa (Withering) L.M.Irvine

Current name: Catenella caespitosa (Withering) L.M.Irvine
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; turf at MHWN - 26 January 2008. 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]-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 & al. 1996: 281)

General Environment
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 19 June 2024

 
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