Gastroclonium opuntia ( ) Kützing
Gastroclonium opuntia (Endlicher) Kützing 1849: 866
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coelarthrum opuntia (Endlicher) Børgesen
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
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.
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
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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.