Chondria coerulescens (J.Agardh) Sauvageau 1897

Chondria coerulescens (J.Agardh) Sauvageau

Current name: Chondria coerulescens (J.Agardh) Sauvageau
lower intertidal, South of Portugal, 2010 - 09 December 2011. Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Chondria coerulescens (J.Agardh) Sauvageau 1897: 204

Published in: Sauvageau, C. (1897). Note préliminaire sur les algues marines du golfe de Gascogne. Journal de Botanique, Morot 11: 166-179, 202-214, 252-257, 263-288, 301-311, 6 figs.

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.

Chondriopsis coerulescens J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Brest, France; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 388) Lectotype: "Algues Marines du Finistère", no. 282 (Dixon 1962): Crouan; LD; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 388)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), becoming sky-blue (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 May 1996 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 22 April 2024

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