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Chondria nidifica Harvey 1858

Publication details
Chondria nidifica Harvey 1858: 125, pl. L.B.

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1858). Nereis boreali-americana: or, contributions to a history of the marine Algae of North America. Part III. Chlorospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 10(2): 1-140, pls 37-50.
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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 Neochondria nidifica (Harvey) S.Sutti, T.Abe, K.A.Miller & K.Kogame

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chondriopsis nidifica (Harvey) J.Agardh 1863
Carpocaulon nidificum (Harvey) Kuntze 1898

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: USA: possibly in vicinity of San Diego, California (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Arthur C.V. Schott (Mexican Boundary Survey); 1851-1855; (Index Nominum Algarum

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Source of current name
Sutti, S., Tani, M., Yamagishi, Y., Abe, T., Miller, K.A. & Kogame, K. (2018). Neochondria gen. nov. (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta), a segregate of Chondria including N. ammophila sp. nov. and N. nidifica comb. nov.. Phycologia 57(3): 262-272.

Key references
Abbott, I.A. & Hollenberg, G.J. (1976). Marine algae of California. pp. [i]-xii, 1-827, 701 figs. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

Dawson, E.Y. & Tözün, B. (1964). The structure and reproduction of the red alga Chondria nidifica Harvey. San Diego Society of Natural History 13: 287-299.

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References
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Dawson, E.Y. & Tözün, B. (1964). The structure and reproduction of the red alga Chondria nidifica Harvey. San Diego Society of Natural History 13: 287-299.
Sutti, S., Tani, M., Yamagishi, Y., Abe, T., Miller, K.A. & Kogame, K. (2018). Neochondria gen. nov. (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta), a segregate of Chondria including N. ammophila sp. nov. and N. nidifica comb. nov.. Phycologia 57(3): 262-272.
Tözün, B. (1974). Nuclear division in the red algae Chondria nidifica and Chondria tenuissima. British Phycological Journal 9: 363-370, 24 figs.

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