Rhizoclonium capillare Kützing 1847
Chaetomorpha ligustica (Kützing) Kützing
Chaetomorpha capillaris, Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland - 28 August 2010. Michael Guiry (email@example.com)
Rhizoclonium capillare Kützing 1847: 166
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1847). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu neuen oder kritischen Algen. Botanische Zeitung 5: 1-5, 22-25, 33-38, 52-55, 164-167, 177-180, 193-198, 219-223.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhizoclonium is Rhizoclonium juergensii (Mertens) Kützing.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chaetomorpha ligustica (Kützing) Kützing.
Type locality: Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France; (Silva & al. 1996: 787) Type: L; 937, 155...45 (Womersley 1984: 178) Notes: Collector: Binder (INA).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 28 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 10 September 2018
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 September 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 March 2023