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, Basson & Moe 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 Wendy Guiry
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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.