Chaetomorpha clavata var. torta ex Collins
Chaetomorpha clavata var. torta Farlow ex Collins 1909: 323
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chaetomorpha is Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Kützing.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chaetomorpha spiralis Okamura
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), clavate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Pacific Beach, San Diego County, California, U.S.A (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 767).
Source of current name
Abbott, I.A. (1972). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on North Pacific marine algae. Phycologia 11: 259-265, 7 figs.
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. 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 20 November 2019.