Chondria pygmaea Garbary & Vandermeulen 1990

Publication Details
Chondria pygmaea Garbary & Vandermeulen 1990: 312, figs 2-16

Published in: Garbary, D. & Vandermeulen, H. (1990). Chondria pygmaea sp. nov. (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Gulf of Aquaba, Red Sea. Botanica Marina 33: 311-318.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chondria is Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: off Elat, Gulf of Aqaba, Israel; (Silva & al. 1996: 484)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 April 2024

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