Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Rhodophyta > Subdivision Eurhodophytina > Class Florideophyceae > Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae > Order Gigartinales > Family Caulacanthaceae > Genus Catenella

Catenella caespitosa (Withering) L.M.Irvine, 1976

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CatenellaGreville, 1830accepted genus name

Species group names

Catenella repens (Lightfoot) Batters, 1902 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): fjærekryp sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: korstmoswier sources: de Ruijter, E.; Schoenmaker, A. (Ed.) (1989). Zeeboek [The sea book]. 2nd revised ed. Jeugdbondsuitgeverij JBU / Stichting Uitgeverij KNNV: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5107-007-1. 238 pp.
 Norwegian: fjærekryp sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: fjærekryp
 Norwegian Nynorsk: fjørekryp
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): fjørekryp


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

Silva, C., P. Basson & R. Moe (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. Volume 79 of University of California Publications in Botany (ISBN 0-520-09810-2).

additional source

Fredericq, S., T. O. Cho, S. A. Earle, C. F. Gurgel, D. M. Krayesky, L. E. Mateo-Cid, A. C. Mendoza-González, J. N. Norris, and A. M. Suárez. 2009. Seaweeds of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 187–259 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. I. Biodiversity, pp. 187-259. Texas A&M Univ. Press.

additional source





Published in AlgaeBase

External Links

Barcode of Life (6 barcodes)
GenBank (3 nucleotides; 3 proteins)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications)
Marine Life Information Network - UK


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Catenella caespitosa (Withering) L.M.Irvine, 1976. 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:145605




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