Clavatula caespitosa 1809
Clavatula caespitosa Stackhouse 1809: 97
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: -97.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Clavatula is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Catenella caespitosa (Withering) L.M.Irvine
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
The supposed basionym Fucus caespitosus Stackhouse, 1797 is illegitimate. Treated as a new name. - (20 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 20 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2021.