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Udotea dotyi D.S.Littler & Littler

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Udoteaceae
Genus Udotea


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Udotea dotyi D.S.Littler & Littler
recolectada en la zona Sabana-Camagüey. Hábito. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso..


Trachelomonas obovata A.C.Stokes

Udotea dotyi D.S.Littler & Littler recolectada en la zona Sabana-Camagüey. Hábito. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso.

Publication details
Udotea dotyi D.S.Littler & Littler 1990: 223, fig. 10

Published in: Littler, D.S. & Littler, M.M. (1990). Systematics of Udotea species (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) in the tropical western Atlantic. Phycologia 29(2): 206-252.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Udotea is Corallina flabellum J.Ellis & Solander.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Tobago Cays, Grenadines, Lesser Antilles (Littler & Littler 1990: 223). Holotype: M.E. Hay; 18 July1986; on sand-covered dead coral at a depth of 12 m. US 30600 (Littler & Littler 1990: 223).

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Key references
Kooistra, W.H.C.F. (2002). Molecular phylogenies of Udoteaceae (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) reveal nonmonophyly for Udotea, Penicillus and Chlorodesmis. Phycologia 41: 453-462.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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