Corallina radiata Lamarck 1815

Metagoniolithon radiatum (Lamarck) Ducker

Current name: Metagoniolithon radiatum (Lamarck) Ducker
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Publication Details
Corallina radiata Lamarck 1815: 240

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 radiatum (Lamarck) Ducker.

Type Information
Type locality: "Habite les mers de la Nouvelle-Hollande. Péron et Lesueur."; (Lamarck 1815: 240) Holotype: Péron & Lesueur; PC; (Womersly & Johansen 1996: 319)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), radiate.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 18 July 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

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 16 July 2024

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