Chaetopteris plumosa (Lyngbye) Kützing 1843

Chaetopteris plumosa (Lyngbye) Kützing

Current name: Chaetopteris plumosa (Lyngbye) Kützing
Helgoland, Germany; 6m depth. Apex under microscope - 11 July 1007. Gesche Bock (

Publication Details
Chaetopteris plumosa (Lyngbye) Kützing 1843: 93

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

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

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Sphacelaria plumosa Lyngbye

Type Information
Type locality: Hofmansgave, Fyn, Denmark; (Athanasiadis 1996: 199) Type: C;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 February 2020

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