Chaetomorpha vieillardii (Kützing) M.J.Wynne 2011

Chaetomorpha vieillardii (Kützing) M.J.Wynne

Current name: Chaetomorpha vieillardii (Kützing) M.J.Wynne
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University. Gross morphology.Yukihiko Serisawa (

Publication Details
Chaetomorpha vieillardii (Kützing) M.J.Wynne 2011: 112, figs 1, 2 a, b

Published in: Wynne, M.J. (2011). Proposal of the name Chaetomorpha vieillardii (Kütz.), n. comb., for a large-celled tropical Chaetomorpha (Chlorophyta). Pacific Science 65(1): 109-115.

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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.

Bangia vieillardii Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: New Caledonia; (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 538) Holotype: Vieillard; L; 939, 271-79 (barcode L 0194027) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 538) Notes: Holotype: Vieillard # 2010. The material is not well preserved and thus difficult to identify with certainty, according to Millar & Prud'homme van Reine (2005). Wynne (2011) identified the type as a species of Chaetomorpha. Isotypes: MICH and CN (Wynne 2011: 112).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 29 March 2017

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