Elachista endarachnae Stegenga, J.J.Bolton & R.J.Anderson 2002

Publication Details
Elachista endarachnae Stegenga, J.J.Bolton & R.J.Anderson 2002: 432-434, figs 1-4

Published in: Stegenga, H., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. (2002). Elachista endarachnae sp. nov. (Phaeophyceae, Elachistaceae), a peculiar representative of the genus in South Africa (Research note). Phycologia 41: 432-435.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Elachista is Elachista scutellata Duby.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Elachistiella endarachnae (H.Stegenga, J.J.Bolton, & R.J.Anderson) V.Cassano, Y.Yoneshigue-Valentin, & M.J.Wynne.

Type Information
Holotype locality: Morgan Bay, East Cape Province, Republic of South Africa (32º43'S, 28º20'E); (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 2002: 434) Holotype: Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson; 24 October 1999; Growing on Endarachne binghamiae J. Agardh in the wave-exposed lower intertidal; BOL; Slide EC 958 (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 2002: 434)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Differing from all other species in the genus by the possession of multiseriate plurilocular reproductive structures.

Created: 29 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 April 2007

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 April 2007. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 November 2022

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