Corallina elegans ex Kützing, nom. illeg. 1858
Corallina elegans Lenormand ex Kützing 1858: 42, pl. 87: fig. I , 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).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
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.
Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Created: 26 February 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2021.