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Chordaria filum (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1817

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Chordariaceae
Genus Chordaria

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Chordaria filum (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Newfoundland; sperm showing that the long posterior flagellum typical of sperm of Laminariales is present in this primitive species. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Chordaria filum (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Kleinwaabs, Eckernförder Bight, Germany, Baltic Sea, depth: 2m. 03 Oct 2005. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

Chordaria filum (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Maasholm, Schleimünde, Kieler Bight, Baltic Sea; plants in 1m depth. 26 Jul 2005. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

Chordaria filum (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Coral Strand, Carreroe, Co. Galway, Ireland; plants at low water in muddy inlet. 31 Aug 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse Inishbofin, Co. Galway, Ireland; shallow subtidal
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Chordaria filum (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1817: 13

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chordaria is Chordaria flagelliformis (O.F.Müller) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse

Basionym
Fucus filum Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: "in Oceano Atlantico" (Athanasiadis 1996: 207).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), a thread (Stearn 1985).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Stackhouse, J. (1797). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 2. pp. ix-xxiv, 31-70, pls IX-XIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.

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