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Chondria usnea (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh 1822

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Chondrieae
Genus Chondria

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Chondria usnea (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh
Seabird, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Chondria usnea (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh
Hymenocladia usnea, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 15 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chondria usnea (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh
Seabird, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Chondria usnea (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh

 

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Hymenocladia usnea (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh Hymenocladia usnea, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Chondria usnea (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh 1822: 359

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: probably Oct 1822

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hymenocladia usnea (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus usnea R.Brown ex Turner

Type information
Type locality: Kent Islands, Bass Strait, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 368). Holotype: R. Brown; BM (Womersley 1996: 109).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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.

Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 25 November 2001 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 March 2009 by Wendy Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 October 2020.

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