Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1797

Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse

Chorda filum (Linnaeus) StackhouseCoral Strand, Carreroe, Co. Galway, Ireland; plants at low water in muddy inlet - 31 August 2007. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1797: xxiv, 40, pl. X [10]

Published in: 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.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Chorda.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Fucus filum Linnaeus

Type Information
Type locality: "in Oceano Atlantico"; (Athanasiadis 1996: 207)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), a thread (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 31 January 2023

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