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Chroolepus afrum Massalongo 1861

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Trentepohliales
Family Trentepohliaceae
Genus Chroolepus

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Chroolepus afrum Massalongo
Table Mountains, Cape Town, South Africa; detail of ornamentation of cell wall. Collected by Mike Guiry. 23 Sep 2005. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Chroolepus afrum Massalongo
Table Mountains, Cape Town, South Africa; detail of apical cell with pectic cap. Collected by Mike Guiry. 23 Sep 2005. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Chroolepus afrum Massalongo
Table Mountains, Cape Town, South Africa; detail of erect axes. Collected by Mike Guiry. 23 Sep 2005. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Chroolepus afrum Massalongo
Table Mountains, Cape Town, South Africa; detail of erect axes. Collected by Mike Guiry. 23 Sep 2005. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Chroolepus afrum Massalongo
Table Mountains, Cape Town, South Africa. 23 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Ascocyclus magnusii Sauvageau

Trentepohlia afra (Massalongo) A.B.Cribb Table Mountains, Cape Town, South Africa; detail of apical cell with pectic cap. Collected by Mike Guiry
© Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it)

Publication details
Chroolepus afrum Massalongo 1861: 43, pl. II [2]: figs 1-4 (as 'Chroolepus ? afrum' )

Published in: Massalongo, A.B. (1861). Lichenes Capenses quos collegit in itinere 1857-1858 Dr. Wawra medicus Navis (Corvetta) Caes. R. Carolinae. Memorie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze 10: 33-90, 8 plates.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chroolepus is Chroolepus jolithus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Trentepohlia afra (Massalongo) A.B.Cribb

Type information
Type locality: Hab. Ad terram glareosam inter muscos [Cape Peninsula, South Africa] (Massalongo 1861: 43).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Source of current name
Cribb, A.B. (1970). A revision of some species of Trentepohlia especially from Queensland. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 82(2): 17-34.

Created: 24 January 2004 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 21 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 October 2021.

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