Chaetomorpha linum (O.F.Müller) Kützing 1845

Chaetomorpha linum (O.F.Müller) Kützing

Current name: Chaetomorpha linum (O.F.Müller) Kützing
Canning Estuary - 25 May 2011. John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

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.

Basionym
Conferva linum O.F.Müller

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Sinus Nascovienses, & Rödbyenses Lalandiae minus profundos occupat." [Nakskov and Rødby, Denmark]; (Müller 1778: 7) 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 marine species.

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

Last updated: 18 November 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 November 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 November 2023

 
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