Gastridium reflexum (Chauvin) Bertoloni 1862

Gastroclonium reflexum (Chauvin) Kützing

Current name: Gastroclonium reflexum (Chauvin) Kützing
Gastroclonium reflexum, lower intertidal, North of Spain, 2010, Ignacio Bárbara" Igancio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Gastridium reflexum (Chauvin) Bertoloni 1862: 89

Published in: Bertoloni, A. (1862). Flora Italica Cryptogama. Algae. Vol. 2(1) pp. 1-128. Bologna: Giuseppe Cenerelli.

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Publication date: 1862

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gastridium is Gastridium kaliforme (Goodenough & Woodward) Lyngbye.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gastroclonium reflexum (Chauvin) Kützing.

Lomentaria reflexa Chauvin

Type Information
Lectotype locality: France (Port-en-Bessin); (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 84) Lectotype: CN (herb. Lenormand); (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 84) Notes: various in Calvados, France (Silva et al. 1996: 350).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), reflexed, bent sharply backwards (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 August 2021 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 August 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 August 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 April 2024

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