Chaetomorpha tortuosa

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Chaetomorpha tortuosa


Taxonavigation: Cladophorales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Chlorophyta
Subphylum: Chlorophytina
Classis: Ulvophyceae
Ordo: Cladophorales

Familia: Cladophoraceae
Genus: Chaetomorpha
Species: Chaetomorpha tortuosa


Chaetomorpha tortuosa (Dillwyn) Kleen, 1874: 45

  • Type locality: In Salt Pools by the River Yare near Yarmouth [Norfolk], and on Rocks in the Sea about Swansea [Wales].
  • Lectotype: (Swansea, Wales]: BM (see Blaire (1983: 198). According to Womersley (1984: 168) the type is from Yarmouth, England; in BM.


  • Basionym
  • Conferva tortuosa Dillwyn, 1805: pl. 46, text
  • Homotypic
  • Rhizoclonium tortuosum (Dillwyn) Kützing, 1845: 205
  • Rhizoclonium hieroglyphicum var. tortuosum (Dillwyn) Stockmayer, 1890: 583



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