Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Chlorophyta > Class Ulvophyceae > Order Cladophorales > Family Cladophoraceae > Genus Chaetomorpha

Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & Mohr) Kützing, 1845

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ChaetomorphaKützing, 1845accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): laksesnøre sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: mørkegrøn børstetråd sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 German: dickfädiges Borstenhaar sources: Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee
 Norwegian: laksesnøre sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: laksesnøre
 Norwegian Nynorsk: laksesnøre
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): laksesnøre


basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Sears, J.R. (ed.). 1998. NEAS keys to the benthic marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America from Long Island Sound to the Strait of Belle Isle. Northeast Algal Society. 163 p.

additional source

South, G. R. and I. Tittley. 1986. A checklist and distributional index of the benthic marine algae of the North Atlantic Ocean. Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. 76 p.

additional source


additional source

ITIS database




Published in AlgaeBase

External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (42 publications)
Barcode of Life
GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & Mohr) Kützing, 1845. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145029




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