Chaetosiphon moniliformis Huber 1892: 343
Published in: Huber, J. (1893). Contributions à la connaissance des Chaetophorées epiphytes et endophytes et de leurs affinités. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, sér. 7, 16: 265-359.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Chaetosiphon.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi (2014: 237): "This species (type locality Étange de Thau, France) after its description (Huber, 1883), was recorded in the Mediterranean Sea by Brambati et al. (1980, from Sardinia, Italy), Cognetti et al. (1988, from the Lagoon of Orbetello, Italy) and by Soto & Conde (1989, from Almeria, Spain). However none of the above records is documented." - (15 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chaetosiphon moniliformis Huber)
Europe: France (Verlaque 2001, Anon. 2017), Italy (Rindi, Sartoni & Cinelli 2002), Sardinia (Gallardo et al. 1993), Spain (Soto & Conde 1989, Gallardo et al. 1993, Flores-Moya et al. 1995), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).
North America: Washington (WA) (Scagel et al. 1989).
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.
Created: 12 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2019.