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Cladophora trichotoma (C.Agardh) Kützing

Publication details
Cladophora trichotoma (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843: 271

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Acrocladus pellucidus (Hudson) Boedeker

Basionym
Conferva trichotoma C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Finistère (Hoek 1963: 215). Type: Agardh (LD) 8770 (Hoek 1963: 215).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cladophora trichotoma (C.Agardh) Kützing)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Ireland (Newton 1931), Spain (Seoane-Camba 1965), Turkey (Europe) (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Børgesen 1925).

North America: Gulf of California (Dawson 1944).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Pacific Islands: Federated States of Micronesia (Tsuda 2006).

Source of current name
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.

Key references
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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Verified by: 20 January 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2019.

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