Ulva latissima var. umbilicalis ( ) C.
Ulva latissima var. umbilicalis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1823: 408
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1823). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [vii-viii], -531. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra umbilicalis Kützing
Ulva umbilicalis Linnaeus
Type locality: "in Oceano" (Linnaeus 1753: 1163). Epitype: J. Brodie & P.K. Hayes; 23 July 1998; From the back of a limpet. BM 000769632 (Brodie et al. 2008: 1330). Notes: A lectotype was designated by Brodie & Irvine (2003: 130) as Dillenius, Hist. Musc.: Pl. 8: fig. 3 (1742 '1741'). An epitype, the lectotype of Porphyra umbilicalis Kützing, q.v. from Scotland, was subsequently selected by Brodie et al. (2008: 1330).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), widest, very wide.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 23 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 March 2019.