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Ulva crassa V.J.Chapman, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Ulva crassa V.J.Chapman 1956: 391, fig. 35; pl. 25, nom. illeg.

Published in: Chapman, V.J. (1956). The marine algae of New Zealand. Part I. Myxophyceae and Chlorophyceae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 55: 333-501, 153 figs, Plates 24-50.

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

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), thick (Stearn 1973).

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

Distributional notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Ulva crassa Kjellman 1887.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Long Beach, Russell, New Zealand (Chapman 1956: 391). Notes: "Type specimen in herb. Lindaeur..."

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva crassa V.J.Chapman)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen et al. 1999).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chapman 1956, Adams 1994).

Key references
Adams, N.M. (1994). Seaweeds of New Zealand. An Illustrated Guide. pp. [1-7], 8-360, 116 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.

Created: 11 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 January 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Msuya, F.E. & Neori, A. (2002). Ulva reticulata and Gracilaria crassa: macroalgae that can biofilter effluent from tidal fishponds in Tanzania. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 1: 117-216.

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

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