Chondrophycus cartilagineus (Yamada) Garbary & J.T.Harper 1998
Laurencia cartilaginea YamadaHawaiiJ.M. Huisman
Chondrophycus cartilagineus (Yamada) Garbary & J.T.Harper 1998: 194
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 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 1973).
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. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 December 2022