Chaetomorpha linum (O.F.Müller) Kützing 1845
Chaetomorpha linum (O.F.Müller) Kützing Tarifa, Cádiz, Spain - 17 March 2021. Maria Altamirano Jeschke
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, -340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
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 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).
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. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2022