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Enteromorpha marginata J.Agardh

Publication details
Enteromorpha marginata J.Agardh 1842: 16

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Enteromorpha is Enteromorpha intestinalis (Linnaeus) Nees.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Blidingia marginata (J.Agardh) P.J.L.Dangeard ex Bliding

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: "Ad Nizzam" (Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France) (Agardh 1842: 16). Lectotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 14161 (Womersley 1984: 150).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Enteromorpha marginata J.Agardh)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Channel Islands (Dixon 1961), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Isla de Alborán (Conde & Flores Moya 2000).

Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1957, Taylor 1960), Tristan da Cunha (Baardseth 1941).

North America: Connecticut (CT) (Taylor 1957), Maine (ME) (Taylor 1957), New Jersey (NJ) (Taylor 1957), Virginia (VA) (Humm 1979).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Taylor 1960), Hispaniola (Taylor 1960), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960).

Africa: Morocco (Dangeard 1949).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990).

Source of current name
Bliding, C. (1963). A critical survey of European taxa in Ulvales. Part I. Capsosiphon, Percursaria, Blidingia, Enteromorpha. Opera Botanica 8(3): 1-160, 92 figs.

Key references
Scagel, R.F. (1957). An annotated list of the marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington (including keys to genera). Bulletin, National Museum of Canada 150: [i]-vi, 1-289.

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Dangeard, P.[J.L.] (1958). La reproduction et le développement de l'Enteromorpha marginata Ag. et le rattachement de cette espéce au genre Blidingia. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. 246: 347-351, figs A-K.
Feldmann, J. & Feldmann, G. (1941). Influence de la vie en eau douce sur la morphologie et la cytologie de l'Enteromorpha marginata J. Ag.. Bulletin de la Société d'’Histoire Naturelle de l’Afrique du Nord 32: 289-292.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2019.

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