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Ulva bifrons Ardré, nom. inval.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Ulva

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Ulva bifrons Ardré
microscope, transverse seccion, Biarritz, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva bifrons Ardré
microscope, transverse seccion, Biarritz, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva bifrons Ardré
microscope, surface view at the apex, Biarritz, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva bifrons Ardré
microscope, surface view at the base, Biarritz, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva bifrons Ardré
middle intertidal with Caulacanthus ustulatus, Biarritz, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva bifrons Ardré
microscope, transverse seccion, Biarritz, France, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva bifrons Ardré
microscope, transverse seccion, Biarritz, France, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Scytosiphon lomentaria f. castagneus (Carmichael) Kleen

Ulva bifrons Ardré middle intertidal with Caulacanthus ustulatus, Biarritz, France, 2011
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Ulva bifrons Ardré 1967: 297, figs 1-14, nom. inval.

Published in: Ardré, F. (1967). Une ulve à thalle remarquable des côtes du Portugal. Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Serie 8: 292-297, 14 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva ardreana M.Cormaci, G.Furnari & G.Alongi

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with two faces, growing on both sides (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Invalid: lacking designation of type - (29 Dec 2013) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sezimbra, near Lisboa, Portugal (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 742). Type: Ardré; 5.x.1963;

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva bifrons Ardré)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Ribera Siguán 1983, Ribera Siguán & Gómez Garreta 1985, Gallardo et al. 1993), France (Bárbara & Díaz Tapia 2012, Anon. 2017), Greece (Gallardo et al. 1993), Portugal (Ardré 1970, Araújo et al. 2009), Spain (Gallardo et al. 1985, Bárbara et al. 1995, Veiga, Cremades & Bárbara 1998, Gorostiaga et al., 2004, Bárbara et al. 2005, Bárbara et al. 2012).

Africa: Morocco (Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001).

South-west Asia: Pakistan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2013). Ulva ardreana: a new species replacing the invalid Ulva bifrons. Botanica Marina 56(4): 409-411, 3 fig.

Created: 07 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 January 2014 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2013). Ulva ardreana: a new species replacing the invalid Ulva bifrons. Botanica Marina 56(4): 409-411, 3 fig.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 December 2018.

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