Chaetomorpha linum (O.F.Müller) Kützing 1845

Chaetomorpha linum (O.F.Müller) Kützing

Chaetomorpha linum (O.F.Müller) Kützing  Tarifa, Cádiz, Spain - 17 March 2021.  Maria Altamirano Jeschke

Publication Details
Chaetomorpha linum (O.F.Müller) Kützing 1845: 204

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chaetomorpha is Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Kützing.

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

Conferva linum O.F.Müller

Type Information
Type locality: Nakskov Fjord, Lolland, Denmark; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 55) Notes: According to Womersley (1984: 176) the type is from Lolland, Denmark and is probably lost. Syntypes: Nakskov and Rødby, Denmark (Silva et al. 1996). Nakskov is in the Lolland municipality in Region Sjælland on the western coast of the island of Lolland in south Denmark. Rødby is a town and a former municipality (Danish, kommune) also on the island of Lolland.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flax (Lewis & Short 1890).

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarine species.

Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 02 October 2022

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