Colaconema corymbiferum

Colaconema corymbiferum (figs. a–d)


Taxonavigation: Colaconematales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Florideophyceae
Subclassis: Nemaliophycidae
Ordo: Colaconematales

Familia: Colaconemataceae
Genus: Colaconema
Species: Colaconema corymbiferum



Colaconema corymbiferum (Thuret) Alongi, Cormaci & G.Furnari in Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi, 2017


  • Basionym
    • Chantransia corymbifera Thuret, 1863
      • Type locality: "Sur Ceramium rubrum, à très basse mer. Automne. — RRR. — Querqueville (M. Thuret)."
      • Notes: Dixon & Irvine (1977: 88) could not locate the holotype, and lectotypified with the illustration given by Bornet & Thuret (1876), Pl. V [figs 1-11] (see Dixon 1977). France (Belle-Ile-en-Mer)." However, the lectotypification is to be questioned, as a different host is involved (Helmithocladia vs Ceramium).
  • Homotypic
    • Acrochaetium corymbiferum (Thuret) Batters, 1902
    • Rhodochorton corymbiferum (Thuret) K.M.Drew, 1928
    • Audouinella corymbifera (Thuret) P.S.Dixon, 1976


  • Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. 2017. Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1–391, 53 pls. Reference page. : 127, 339, pl. 13: figs 1–4
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. Colaconema corymbiferum. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 2019-01-05.
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