Catenella repens (Lightfoot) Batters 1902

Publication Details
Catenella repens (Lightfoot) Batters 1902: 69

Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1902). A catalogue of the British marine algae being a list of all the species of seaweeds known to occur on the shores of the British Islands, with the localities where they are found. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 40(Supplement): 1-107.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Catenella is Catenella opuntia (Goodenough & Woodward) Greville.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Catenella caespitosa (Withering) L.M.Irvine.

Basionym
Fucus repens Lightfoot

Type Information
Type locality: Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; (Silva & al. 1996: 281)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 September 2022

 
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