Gastroclonium reflexum (Chauvin) Kützing 1849

Gastroclonium reflexum (Chauvin) Kützing

Current name: Gastroclonium reflexum (Chauvin) Kützing
Gastroclonium reflexum, lower intertidal, North of Spain, 2010, Ignacio Bárbara" Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Gastroclonium reflexum (Chauvin) Kützing 1849: 866

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

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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gastroclonium is Gastroclonium ovale Kützing.

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

Lomentaria reflexa Chauvin

Type Information
Lectotype locality: France (Port-en-Bessin); (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 84) Lectotype: CN (herb. Lenormand); (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 84) Notes: various in Calvados, France (Silva et al. 1996: 350).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), reflexed, bent sharply backwards (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 August 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 August 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 April 2024

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