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Corallina elegans Lenormand ex Küt­zing, nom. illeg. 1858

Publication details
Corallina elegans Lenormand ex Küt­zing 1858: 42, pl. 87: fig. I [1], nom. illeg.

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1858). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. VIII pp. i-ii, 1-48, 100 plates. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalidly introduced by Kützing (1849: 707) as "C. elegans Decne, Nouv. Ann. Sc. Nat. XVIII (sine descriptione) - Patria ignota"; effectively a nomen nudum (G. Furnari, pers. comm.). Illegitimate; later homonym of Corallina elegans Lenormand ex Areschoug, 1852. - (3 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

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.

Key references
Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Verified by: 06 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Meslin, R.E. (1976). Sur la position et la valeur taxonomique de Corallina elegans Lenormand (Rhodophycées, Cryptonémiales). Phycologia 15: 415-419, 2 figs.
Meslin, R.E. (1976). Sur la position et la valeur taxonomique de Corallina elegans Lenormand (Rhodophycées, Cryptonemiales). Phycologia 15: 415-419.

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