Ulva flexuosa subsp. pilifera (Kützing) M.J.
Ulva flexuosa subsp. pilifera (Kützing) M.J.Wynne 2005: 107
Published in: Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva pilifera (Kützing) Škaloud & Leliaert
Enteromorpha pilifera Kützing
Type locality: Tennstedt, Thüringen, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 733).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Enriched freshwater including ponds, pools, small streams (Mares et al. 2011: table 3). - (22 Dec 2011) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine/freshwater species.
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.
(as Ulva flexuosa subsp. pilifera (Kützing) M.J.Wynne)
Europe: Czech Republic (Mares et al. 2011), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Mares et al. 2011), Greece (Tsiamis et al. ), Hungary (Mares et al. 2011), Poland (Mares et al. 2011), Slovakia (Mares et al. 2011), Sweden (Mares et al. 2011), Veneto (Sfriso 2011).
South America: Argentina (Boraso de Zaixso 2013).
South-west Asia: Turkey (Asia) (Taskin et al. 2008 ).
Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).
South-east Asia: Vietnam (Nguyen et al. 2013).
Source of current name
Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, -288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.
Mares, J., Leskinen, E., Sitkowska, M., Skácelová, O. & Blomster, J. (2011). True identity of the European freshwater Ulva (Chlorophyta, Ulvophyceae) revealed by a combined molecular and morphological approach. Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1177-1192.
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.
Sfriso, A. (2011). Chlorophyta multicellulari e fanerogame acquatiche. Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. -318, pls 1-94. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.
Tittley, I. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Ulvales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 575-576. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Created: 03 May 2008 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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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 18 March 2019.