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Cladophora gracilis Kützing

Publication details
Cladophora gracilis Kützing 1845: 215

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
van den Hoek (1963: 77) lists this species as Cladophora gracilis (Griffiths ex Mackay) Kützing and lists it as a synonym of Conferva sericea Hudson.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Bot, P.V.M., Holton, R.W., Stam, W.T. & van den Hoek, C. (1989). Molecular divergence between North Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific Cladophora albida (Cladophorales: Chlorophyta) isolates as indicated by DNA-DNA hybridization. Marine Biology, Berlin 102: 307-313, 3 figs, 3 tables.

Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

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.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Schiffner, V. (1926). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen. Hedwigia 66: 293-320.

Zanardini, G. (1862). Scelta di Ficee nuove o più rare del mare Adriatico. Decade terza. Memorie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 10(3): [447]-484, pls XXVI [XVII] - XXXIII [XXIV].

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