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IOC entry for Chaetomorpha indica

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* Chaetomorpha indica (Kützing) Kützing

Conferva indica Kützing, 1843b: 259 (type locality: Tranquebar, Tamil Nadu, India).

Chaetomorpha indica (Kützing) Kützing, 1849: 376.—Kützing, 1853: 17, pl. 52: fig. III.— G. Martens, 1868: 58.— G. Martens, 1871b: 463.— Theobald, 1883: 20.— G. Murray, 1887: 42.— De Toni, 1889: 275.— Reinbold, 1907: 557.— Børgesen, 1935: 12, fig. 2.— S. Dixit, 1937: 19.— Biswas, 1949b: 32.— S. Dixit, 1966: 4.— W.R. Taylor, 1966a: 344.— V. Krishnamurthy & H. Joshi, 1970: 3.— Nizamuddin & Begum, 1973: 14–15, figs. 65, 66.— Jaasund, 1976: 5, fig. 11.— Radhakrishnan, 1976: table 2.— Jaasund, 1977d: 510.— Lawson, 1980: 7.— Sreenivasa Rao & Parekh, 1981: 578.— Mshigeni, 1982: 142.— Untawale, Dhargalkar, & Agadi, 1983: [9].— Womersley, 1984: 180.— D. Jones, 1986: 26, pl. 2.— King, Puttock, & Booth, 1991: 3.— Basson, 1992: 219.— Bhakuni et al., 1992: 514.— Shameel & J. Tanaka, 1992: 21.

INDIAN OCEAN DISTRIBUTION: Australia, Burma, India, Indonesia (Java and Sumatra), Kuwait, Malaysia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania.

Note: According to V. Krishnamurthy & H. Joshi (1970: 4), Chaetomorpha indica is probably conspecific with C. antennina (Bory de Saint-Vincent) Kützing.

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