Chondria incurva Gordon-Mills & Womersley 1987

Publication Details
Chondria incurva Gordon-Mills & Womersley 1987: 486, 512-515, figs. 8D, 10G-J, 11 (11G = Western Australian record)

Published in: Gordon-Mills, E.M. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The genus Chondria C. Agardh (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 35: 477-565, 29 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chondria is Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Vivonne Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 483) Holotype: Kraft & Min-Thein; 4 December 1971; 0.5 m deep on jetty pile; AD; A41407 (Womersley 2003: 432)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), curved inwardly (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

A sublittoral species mainly found on rough-water coasts (Womersly 2003: 432).

Created: 27 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 August 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 August 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 13 August 2022

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