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Cladophora modonensis Kützing

Publication details
Cladophora modonensis Kützing 1849: 416

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophoropsis membranacea (Hofman Bang ex C.Agardh) Børgesen

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Leliaert & Coppejans (2006), Cladophora modensis is probably referable to Cladophora coelothrix Kützing. They note that the location of the type material could not ascertained, but examinination of one specimen identified as C. modonensis from the type locality and of the drawings based on the authentic material by Kützing (1854: 14, table 68A) have led to the above conclusion. - (13 Dec 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Modon, Morea Peninsula Peloponnesos, Greece (Leliaert & Coppejans 2006: 672). Type: Bory St. Vincent.; (Leliaert & Coppejans 2006: 672). Notes: Specimen dedit amic. Lenormand No. 61.

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Source of current name
Gallardo, T., Bárbara, I., Afonso-Carrillo, J., Bermejo, R., Altamirano, M., Gómez Garreta, A., Barceló Martí, M.C., Rull Lluch, J., Ballesteros, E. & De la Rosa, J. (2016). Nueva lista crítica de las algas bentónicas marinas de España. A new checklist of benthic marine algae of Spain. Algas. Boletín Informativo de la Sociedad Española de Ficología 51: 7-52, 1 fig., 6 tables.

Key references
Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2006). A revision of Cladophoropsis Børgesen (Siphonocladales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 45: 657-679.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2019.

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