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Coeloclonium opuntioides (Harvey) J.Agardh 1876

Publication details
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], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Publication date: Apr-Aug 1876

Type species
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

Basionym
Chylocladia opuntioides Harvey

Type information
Syntype localities: Various in Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 486).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Opuntia.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 August 2020.

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