Acrocladus pellucidus ( ) Boedeker
Cladophora pellucida (Hudson) Kützing Collected near Île de Baz (F), December 1984
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Acrocladus pellucidus (Hudson) Boedeker in Boedeker et al. 2016: 919
Published in: Boedeker, C., Leliaert, F. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2016). Molecular phylogeny of the Cladophoraceae (Cladophorales, Ulvophyceae) with the resurrection of Acrocladus Nägeli and Willeella Børgesen, and the description of Lurbica gen. nov. and Pseudorhizoclonium gen. nov. Journal of Phycology 52(6): 905-928.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lychaete pellucida (Hudson) M.J.Wynne
Conferva pellucida Hudson
Type locality: Walney Island, Lancashire, England (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 778). Neotype: BM Designated by van den Hoek (1963) as one of three specimens ‘preserved under the name Conferva pellucida in Forster’s herbarium labelled “Hudson’s sale”’ (Archer 1963
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pellucid, translucent but not hyaline (Stearn 1973).
Chloronitum pellucidum (Hudson) Gallion 1828
Conferva trichotoma C.Agardh 1824
Cladophora trichotoma (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843
Cladophora pellucida var. comosa Kützing 1849
Cladophora pellucida var. curvata Kützing 1849
Cladophora catenifera Kützing 1849
Aegagropila trichotoma (C.Agardh) Kützing 1854
Cladophora pseudopellucida C.Hoek 1963
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2017). The reinstatement of Lychaete J.Agardh (Ulvophyceae, Cladophoraceae). Notulae Algarum 31: 1-4, 1 fig.
Created: 20 January 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 15 August 2017 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 19 May 2019.