Ulva pilifera (Kützing) Škaloud & Leliaert
Ulva pilifera (Kützing) Škaloud & Leliaert 2018: 68, fig. 35
Published in: Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, -288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Enteromorpha pilifera Kützing
Type locality: Tennstedt, Thüringen, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 733).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bearing hairs (Stearn 1973).
Enteromorpha pilifera Kützing 1856
Enteromorpha flexuosa subsp. pilifera (Kützing) Bliding 1963
Ulva flexuosa subsp. pilifera (Kützing) M.J.Wynne 2005
Ulva flexuosa var. pilifera (Kützing) P.Tsarenko 2011
Enteromorpha intestinalis var. capillaris Kützing 1845
Enteromorpha prolifera f. capillaris (Kützing) V.J.Chapman 1937
"This taxon has been frequently regarded as subspecies of U. flexuosa. However, molecular data (Mares et al. 2011, Rybak et al. 2014), breeding experiments (Rybak 2015), and habitat preferences warrants its recognition as a distinct species, U. pilifera." (Skaloud et al. 2018: 68). - (14 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry
Euryhaline, primarily freshwater species, occurring in a wide variety of flowing and stagnant waters. It prefers highly oxygenated, alkaline, and eutrophic waters, with high levels of sulphates, and in mildly brackish habitats. - (14 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine/freshwater species.
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Verified by: 15 March 2018 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 23 February 2019.