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Ulva crispa Lightfoot

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Ulva

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Ulva crispa Lightfoot
Collected by Judith Allinson. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Ulva crispa Lightfoot
Red-cyan anaglyph showing thallus in 3D. Collected by Judith Allinson. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Ulva crispa Lightfoot
Dominick St Lower, Galway, Ireland. 14 Feb 2016. M.D.Guiry. © M.D.Guiry.

Ulva crispa Lightfoot
Dominick St Lower, Galway, Ireland. 14 Feb 2016. M.D.Guiry. © M.D.Guiry.

Ulva crispa Lightfoot
Plate 6: The lectotype of Ulva (now Prasiola) crispa, with original packet, annotated thus: No. 22. In moist shady places on the North side of Walls where no Grass grows, generally. . 25 Feb 2015. © Natural History Museum London.

Ulva crispa Lightfoot
prox. Filamentous form. Near Snaefellsjökul, NW Iceland.. 21 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Ulva crispa Lightfoot
prox. Filamentous form. Near Snaefellsjökul, NW Iceland.. 21 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Ulva crispa Lightfoot
prox. Red-cyan anaglyph. Filamentous form. Near Snaefellsjökul, NW Iceland.. 21 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Ulva crispa Lightfoot
Prasiola crispa, Lower Canal Road, Galway, Ireland" . 29 May 2011. © M.D. Guiry.

Ulva crispa Lightfoot
Prasiola crispa, Lower Canal Road, Galway, Ireland" . 29 May 2011. © M.D. Guiry.

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Sphacelaria implicata Sauvageau

Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing Alleyway, Galway City, Ireland
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Ulva crispa Lightfoot 1777: 972

Published in: Lightfoot, J. (1777). Flora scotica: or, a systematic arrangement, in the Linnaean method, of the native plants of Scotland and the Hebrides. Vol. II. pp. 545-1151 [1-24], pls 1-35. London: printed for B. White at Horace's Head, in Fleet-Street.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

Type information
Type locality: Isle of Skye, Argyll, Scotland (Bryant, Irvine & Ruffle 2012: 32). Lectotype: BM 000005094 (Bryant, Irvine & Ruffle 2012: 32). Notes: Bryant, Irvine & Ruffle (2012: 32) report the annotation on the lectotype: "No. 22. In moist shady places on the North side of Walls where no Grass grows, generally. This is a thin membranaceous substance, & I think it mostly is where people Pisses ag[ain]st Walls."

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva crispa Lightfoot)
Europe: Britain (Guiry 1997), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

Source of current name
Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

Key references
Bryant, J.A., Irvine, L.M. & Ruffle, E. (2012). Insights into the life and work of the Rev. John Lightfoot (1735-1788), with particular reference to his algal herbarium and its conservation. The Linnean 28(1): 26-43.

Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 01 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2018.

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