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Cladophora penicillata Kützing

Publication details
Cladophora penicillata Kützing 1853: 27, pl. 95: fig. 2

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1853). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. III pp. 1-28, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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 Cladophora vagabunda (Linnaeus) Hoek

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist'’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Naples (Hoek 1963: 147). Type: L, 937/281/324 (Hoek 1963: 147).

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Schiffner, V. (1926). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen. Hedwigia 66: 293-320.

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