Ulva ligulata Woodward
Halarachnion ligulatum (Woodward) Kützing microscope, Ría de Vigo, Galicia, Spain; TS thallus
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Ulva ligulata Woodward 1797: 54
Published in: Woodward, T.J. (1797). Observations upon the generic character of Ulva, with descriptions of some new species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 46-58.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halarachnion ligulatum (Woodward) Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ligulate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Yarmouth and Cromer, Norfolk, U.K. (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 184). Lectotype: BM-K An undated, unlocalised specimen labelled ‘from Mr Woodward’ selected as provisional lectotype (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 184).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 January 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 March 2019.