Asterocytis ornata (C.Agardh) Hamel 1924

Chroodactylon ornatum (C.Agardh) Basson

Chroodactylon ornatum (C.Agardh) BassonBranched filament. Collected by Gareth Farr, tufa deposits South Wales - 18 May 2015. C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'

Publication Details
Asterocytis ornata (C.Agardh) Hamel 1924: 451

Published in: Hamel, G. (1924). Foridées de France, I-II. Bangiales. Revue Algologique 1: 278-292, 427-457.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Asterocytis is Asterocytis ramosa (Thwaites) Gobi ex F.Schmitz.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chroodactylon ornatum (C.Agardh) Basson.

Conferva ornata C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Bridge near Transberg, Lake Mälaren, near Stockholm, Sweden; (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 42) Type: LD; A1863 (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 42)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), furnished, equipped, embellished, adorned (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 March 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 06 October 2022

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