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Ulva mediterranea Alongi, Cormaci & G.Furnari

Publication details
Ulva mediterranea Alongi, Cormaci & G.Furnari 2014: 90, fig. 2

Published in: Alongi, A., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2014). A nomenclatural reassessment of some of Blidings Ulvaceae. Webbia: Journal of Plant Taxonomy and Geography 69(1): 89-96, 8 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva arago├źnsis (Bliding) Maggs

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Mediterranean Sea (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Name proposed to replace Enteromorpha aragoënsis Bliding, 1960, nom. inval. (INA); however, Enteromorpha aragoënsis Bliding, 1963 is valid according to Krupnik et al. (2018) and INA. - (23 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: France: Banyuls (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Carl Bliding; 06.vi.1958; LD 1635530 (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva mediterranea Alongi, Cormaci & G.Furnari)
Europe: Italy (Miladi et al. 2008).

Africa: Tunisia (Miladi et al. 2008).

Source of current name
Krupnik, N., Rinkevich, B., Paz, G., Douek, J., Lewinsohn, E., Israel, A., Carmel, N., Mineur, F. & Maggs, C.A. (2018). Native, invasive and cryptogenic Ulva species from the Israeli Mediterranean Sea: risk and potential. Mediterranean Marine Science 19(1): 132-146, 10 figs.

Key references
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.

Hiraoka, M., Ichihara, K., Zhu, W., Shimada, S., Oka, N., Cui, J., Tsubaki, S. & He, P. (2017). Examination of species delimitation of ambiguous DNA-based Ulva (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) clades by culturing and hybridisation. Phycologia 56(5): 517-532.

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.

Miladi, R., Manghisi, A., Armeli Minicante, S.. Genovese, G., Abdelfkafi, S. & Morabito, M. (2018). A DNA barcoding survey of Ulva (Chlorophyta) in Tunisia and Italy reveals the presence of the overlooked alien U. ohnoi. Cryptogamie Algologie 39(1): 85-107.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2018.

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