Corallina stellifera Lamarck 1815

Metagoniolithon stelliferum (Lamarck) Ducker

Metagoniolithon stelliferum (Lamarck) DuckerPoint Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; on Amphibolis antarctica - 15 January 1988. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Corallina stellifera Lamarck 1815: 239

Published in: Lamarck, J.B. de (1815). Suite et fin des polypiers corticiferes. Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle Paris 2: 227-240.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Metagoniolithon stelliferum (Lamarck) Ducker.

Type Information
Type locality: "Habite les mers Australes ou de la Nouvelle-Hollande. Péron et Lesueur."; (Lamarck 1815: 239) Holotype: Péron & Lesueur; PC; (Womersly & Johansen 1996: 321)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 May 2001 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 14 January 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 January 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 01 October 2022

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