Chaetomorpha torta ( ex Collins)
Chaetomorpha torta (Farlow ex Collins) Yendo 1914: 264-265
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
Type locality: Pacific Beach, San Diego County, California, U.S.A (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 767).
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), twisted (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 November 2019.