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Chondrus coccineus Kützing 1867

Publication details
Chondrus coccineus Kützing 1867: 18, pl. 62: figs. a, b

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1867). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XVII pp. [i-iii], 1-30, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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 Polyopes emarginatus (Kützing) A.J.K.Millar

Type information
Type locality: Wagap, New Caledonia (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 540). Holotype: Vieillard; 1863; L 940,284-245 (barcode L 0055804) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 540). Notes: Holotype: Vieillard # 2105.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Millar & Prud'homme van Reine (2005: 540) note that habit and internal anatomy show this species to be the some as Grateloupia emarginata Kützing. Chondrus coccineis Kützing thus becomes a heterotypic synonym of Polyopes emarginatus (Kützing) Millar 2005.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.

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