Pachyarthron cretaceum (Postels & Ruprecht) Manza 1937

Corallina officinalis Linnaeus

Current name: Corallina officinalis Linnaeus
Peter the Great Bay, Russia - 28 March 2012. Oksana Belous (

Publication Details
Pachyarthron cretaceum (Postels & Ruprecht) Manza 1937: 45

Published in: Manza, A.V. (1937). The genera of the articulated corallines. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 23: 44-48.

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Publication date: 15 February 1937

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pachyarthron.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Corallina cretacea Postels & Ruprecht

Type Information
Type locality: Unalaska Island, Aleutian Archipelago, Alaska; (Woelkerling & al. 2008: 267) Lectotype: [G.] Kastalsky; 1827; LE; (Woelkerling & al. 2008: 267) Notes: Lectotype is designated and illustrated by Woelkerling et al. (2008: fig. 1). The lectotype was collected during the Russian expedition of 1826-1829 on the corvette Seniavin under the command of the Russian naval officer Fjodor Petrowitsch L├╝tke. Isolectotype in S (Swedish Museum of Natural History) with herbarium accession number A2609, designated by Hind et al. (2014). A partial rbcL sequence 296 base pairs in length was obtained from the isolectotype specimen.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 09 August 2020

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