Chondrophycus cartilagineus (Yamada) Garbary & J.T.Harper 1998

Publication Details
Chondrophycus cartilagineus (Yamada) Garbary & J.T.Harper 1998: 194

Published in: Garbary, D.J. & Harper, J.T. (1998). A phylogenetic analysis of the Laurencia complex (Rhodomelaceae) of the red algae. Cryptogamie Algologie 19: 185-200.

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

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Laurencia cartilaginea Yamada

Type Information
Type locality: Mogi, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan; (McDermid 1988: 232) Holotype: SAP; T1 (McDermid 1988: 232) Notes: Type locality: Kyushu I., Southern Japan (South & Skelton, 2003: 738). Syntype locality: Chikuzen and Iyo provinces (Fukuoko and Ehime Prefectures), Japan.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), cartilaginous, flexible but firm and tough (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 November 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 November 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 June 2024

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