157,001 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,048 images, 60,697 bibliographic items, 451,449 distributional records.

Gastroclonium opuntia (Endlicher) Kützing

Publication details
Gastroclonium opuntia (Endlicher) Kützing 1849: 866

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
 Download PDF

Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gastroclonium is Gastroclonium ovale Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coelarthrum opuntia (Endlicher) Børgesen

Basionym

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

Nomenclatural notes
Cited as Gastroclonium opuntia (J. Agardh) Kützing 1849:866 in Index Nominum Algarum but as G. opuntia (Endlicher) Kützing 1849: 866 in Silva et al. (1996: 358) and in Huisman 1996: 100. - (27 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Key references
Huisman, J.M. (1996). The red algal genus Coelarthrum Børgesen (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales) in Australian seas, including the description of Chamaebotrys gen. nov. Phycologia 35: 95-112.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 26 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 February 2009 by Wendy Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 504 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=15966

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 December 2019.

SITE © 1996 - 2019 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio