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Chondrus filum (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux 1824

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Chondrus


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Chondrus filum (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Newfoundland; sperm showing that the long posterior flagellum typical of sperm of Laminariales is present in this primitive species. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Chondrus filum (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Kleinwaabs, Eckernförder Bight, Germany, Baltic Sea, depth: 2m. 03 Oct 2005. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

Chondrus filum (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Maasholm, Schleimünde, Kieler Bight, Baltic Sea; plants in 1m depth. 26 Jul 2005. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

Chondrus filum (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Coral Strand, Carreroe, Co. Galway, Ireland; plants at low water in muddy inlet. 31 Aug 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Audouinella trifila (Buffham) P.S.Dixon

Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse Spain, Ría de Arousa
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Chondrus filum (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux 1824: 503 (as 'Filum' )

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chondrus is Chondrus crispus Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse

Fucus filum Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: "in Oceano Atlantico" (Athanasiadis 1996: 207).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), a thread (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Stackhouse, J. (1797). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 2. pp. ix-xxiv, 31-70, pls IX-XIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.

Created: 25 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 18 September 2019 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 20 April 2021.

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