Ulva thuretii B.Föyn, nom. inval.
Ulva thuretii B.Föyn 1955: 267, nom. inval.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva rigida C.Agardh
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
cf. Thuret & Bornet 1878, as U. lactuca (Index Nominum Algaruam). Lipkin & Silva (2002: 54) note that Foyn (1955) cited differences between U. lactuca plants of the Mediterranean and southern European Atlantic coasts and those of England and northern European Atlantic coasts and that he suggested the name U. thuretii for the former. However, this name is invalid since he failed to provide a Latin description or designate a type specimen. - (16 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry
According to Lipkin & Silva (2002: 54), Bliding (1969: 554) showed that U. thuretii Foyn is conspecific with U. rigida C. Agardh. - (16 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
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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 17 November 2018.