Choreocolax polysiphoniae Reinsch 1875

Choreocolax polysiphoniae Reinsch

Current name: Choreocolax polysiphoniae Reinsch
Falmouth, Cornwall - 10 January 2015. David Fenwick, Snr

Publication Details
Choreocolax polysiphoniae Reinsch 1875: 61, pl. 49: figs A-C

Published in: Reinsch, P.F. (1875 '1874/75'). Contributiones ad algologiam et fungologiam. Vol. 1 pp. [i]-xii, [1]-103, [104, err.], 131 plates [I-III, IIIa, IV-VI, VIa, VII-XII, XIIa, XIII-XX, XXa, XXI-XXXV, XXXVa, XXXVI (Melanophyceae); I-XLII, XLIIa, XLIII-XLVII, XLVIIa, XLVIII-LXI (Rhodophyceae); I-XVIII (Chlorophyllophyceae); I-IX (Fungi)]. Norimbergae [N├╝rnberg]: Typis Theodor Haesslein.

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Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Choreocolax.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Atlantic Coast of North America; (Dawson 1954: 304) Type: Parasitic on Polysiphonia fastigiata; (Dawson 1954: 304) Notes: Dawson (1954: 304) Holotype not designated, and whereabouts of the original material, if extant, unknown to the writer. It is not in the Herbarium at Kew, England.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Polysiphonia (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

On Polysiphonia lanosa.

Created: 17 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 May 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 May 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 April 2024

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