Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) Thuret Point Lepreau, New Brunswick, Canada; upper intertidal
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Conferva flacca Dillwyn 1805: pl. 49
Published in: Dillwyn, L.W. (1805). British Confervae; or colored figures and descriptions of the British plants referred by botanists to the genus Conferva. , pls 45-56 (with text). London: W. Phillips.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) Thuret
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), drooping (Neal 1993).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales (Lokhorst 1979: 213). Lectotype: BM-K (Lokhorst 1979: 213).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, -238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.
Created: 27 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 January 2008 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 24 May 2019.