Coeloclonium opuntioides ( ) J. 1876
Coeloclonium opuntioides (Harvey) J.Agardh 1876: 640-641
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], -724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Publication date: Apr-Aug 1876
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Coeloclonium.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coeloclonium tasmanicum (Harvey) Womersley
Chylocladia opuntioides Harvey
Syntype localities: Various in Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 486).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Opuntia.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 29 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 February 2009 by G.M. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 370 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=16135
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 April 2021.