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Lychaete robusta Areschoug 1851

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Cladophoraceae
Genus Lychaete

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Lychaete robusta Areschoug
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; reproductive plants. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Lychaete robusta Areschoug
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa; lower-shore pools on rock. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Lychaete robusta Areschoug
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

 

Chaetomorpha robusta (Areschoug) Papenfuss Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa; lower-shore pools on rock
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Lychaete robusta Areschoug 1851: 8

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1851). Phyceae capenses, quarum particulam primam, venia ampliss. philos. facult. Upsaliens., praeside J. E. Areschoug... pro gradu philosophico p.p. Johannes Conradus Carlberg gothoburgensis. In auditorio Gustaviano die vii maj mdccli. H.A.M.S. pp. 1-32. Upsaliae [Uppsala]: excudebat Reg. Acad. Typographus.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lychaete is Lychaete mirabilis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chaetomorpha robusta (Areschoug) Papenfuss

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 898).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 November 2020.

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