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Acrocladus pellucidus (Hudson) Boedeker

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Cladophoraceae
Genus Acrocladus

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Acrocladus pellucidus (Hudson) Boedeker
habit, Ría of Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Acrocladus pellucidus (Hudson) Boedeker
Collected near Île de Baz (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Acrocladus pellucidus (Hudson) Boedeker
North of Spain, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Acrocladus pellucidus (Hudson) Boedeker
Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San ciprián, 2004, lower intertidal. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Fucus plicatus Esper

Cladophora pellucida (Hudson) Kützing Collected near Île de Baz (F), December 1984
© Christine Wosnitza

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acrocladus is Acrocladus mediterraneus Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lychaete pellucida (Hudson) M.J.Wynne

Basionym
Conferva pellucida Hudson

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chloronitum pellucidum (Hudson) Gallion 1828

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2017). The reinstatement of Lychaete J.Agardh (Ulvophyceae, Cladophoraceae). Notulae Algarum 31: 1-4, 1 fig.

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