Cladophora falcata Duby 1828: 981
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora albida (Nees) Kutzing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a sickle.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
van den Hoek (1963: 94) lists the authorities for this species as Cladophora falcata (Duby) Piccone & Dufour.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, -248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 26 April 2019.