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Coeloseira compressa Hollenberg 1941

Publication details
Coeloseira compressa Hollenberg 1941: 874-876, figs. 7c,d, 13-17

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1941). New marine algae from southern California. I. American Journal of Botany 27: 868-877, 17 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Coeloseira is Coeloseira parva Hollenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gastroclonium compressum (Hollenberg) C.F.Chang & B.M.Xia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Corona del Mar, California, U.S.A. (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 349).

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Key references
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 October 2007 by M.D. Guiry

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Deshmukhe, G.V. & Untawale, A.G. (1986). Coeloseira compressa Hollenb. (Champiaceae, Rhodophyta) - a new marine algal species from Goa, India. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 15: 37-41, 3 figs, 2 tables.

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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 01 October 2020.

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