Ulva punctata ( )
Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville habit, Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2016,
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Ulva punctata (Stackhouse) Stackhouse 1797: 405
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1797). Description of Ulva punctata. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 236-237.
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville
Fucus punctatus Stackhouse
Type locality: Weymouth, Dorset, England (Withering 1796: 405).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dotted, marked with dots, spots, minute glands, etc. (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Weymouth (Stackhouse 1797: 237). Type: Stackhouse; Sept. 1792; Thrown on shore on the sands at Weymouth, near the pier, at low-water mark. CN? (Maggs & Hommersand 1993
Created: 25 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 January 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Stackhouse, J. (1797). Description of Ulva punctata. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 236-237.
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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 21 November 2018.