Rhizoclonium capillare Kützing
Chaetomorpha capillaris (Kützing) Børgesen Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chaetomorpha ligustica (Kützing) Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 787). Type: L 937, 155...45 (Womersley 1984: 178). Notes: Collector: Binder (INA).
Middle East: Israel (Israel & Einav 2017).
Source of current name
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1984). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part I. pp. 329, 102 figs, 16 plates. Adelaide: Government Printer, South Australia.
Created: 28 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 September 2018 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2020.