Enteromorpha compressa var. usneoides ( ex J. )
Enteromorpha compressa var. usneoides (Bonnemaison ex J.Agardh) Bliding 1963: 136
Published in: Bliding, C. (1963). A critical survey of European taxa in Ulvales. Part I. Capsosiphon, Percursaria, Blidingia, Enteromorpha. Opera Botanica 8(3): 1-160, 92 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva compressa Linnaeus
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Koeman & van den Hoek in Koeman (1985: 72) consider this to be a synonym of E. compressa (now Ulva compressa. - (1 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine 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 Enteromorpha compressa var. usneoides (Bonnemaison ex J.Agardh) Bliding)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978).
South America: Argentina (Boraso de Zaixso 2004).
Source of current name
Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (1998). Molecular and morphological analysis of Enteromorpha intestinalis and E. compressa (Chlorophyta) in the British Isles. Journal of Phycology 34: 319-340.
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.
Koeman, R.P.T. (1985). The taxonomy of Ulva Linnaeus, 1753 and Enteromorpha Link, 1820 (Chlorophyceae) in the Netherlands Thesis.. pp. 1-201. Groningen, Netherlands: Wiskunde Natuurwetenschappen Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Netherl..
Created: 12 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 July 2015 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 15 February 2019.