Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh, nom. illeg. 1817

Publication Details
Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh, nom. illeg. 1817: xviii (as 'Tenuissima')

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondria capillaris (Hudson) M.J.Wynne.

Basionym
Fucus tenuissimus Withering

Type Information
Syntype localities: "On the Southern coasts, near Christ Church Hants. At Weymouth. Near Margate. Summer."; (Withering 1796: 117) Lectotype: BM; (Gordon-Mills 1987: 238) Notes: Gordon-Mills (1987:238) effective lectotypified this name with a specimen in BM annotated "The Lookout" Weymouth, Dorset, England, collected by Samuel Goodenough. Gordon-Mills used the term "Holotype" on p. 238 but also on the same page says "accepted as the type...".

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 April 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 April 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 October 2022

 
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