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Ulva pilifera (Kützing) Škaloud & Leliaert

Publication details
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, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Enteromorpha pilifera Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Tennstedt, Thüringen, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 733).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bearing hairs (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Enteromorpha intestinalis var. capillaris Kützing 1845
Enteromorpha prolifera f. capillaris (Kützing) V.J.Chapman 1937

Taxonomic notes
"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

Habitat notes
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

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Enteromorpha pilifera Kützing)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Nielsen et al. 1995), France (Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), Netherlands (Stegenga et al. 1997).

South-east Asia: Vietnam (Tien 2007).

(as Enteromorpha flexuosa subsp. pilifera (Kützing) Bliding)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Gallardo et al. 1993), Black Sea (Gallardo et al. 1993), Britain (Tittley 2002, Whitton et al. 2003), France (Feldmann & Magne 1964, Anon. 2017), Greece (Gallardo et al. 1993), Italy (Gallardo et al. 1993, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999), Romania (Caraus 2002), Spain (Ballesteros 1981, Romero Martinengo & Romero Martinengo 1982, Gallardo et al. 1985, Gallardo et al. 1993, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998, Peña & Bárbara 2002).

South America: Argentina (Boraso de Zaixso 2004 ).

Africa: Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Indian Ocean Islands: Andaman Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Gupta 2012), Pakistan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

(as Ulva flexuosa subsp. pilifera (Kützing) M.J.Wynne)
Europe: Czech Republic (Mares et al. 2011), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Mares et al. 2011), Greece (Tsiamis et al. ), Hungary (Mares et al. 2011), Poland (Mares et al. 2011), Slovakia (Mares et al. 2011), Sweden (Mares et al. 2011), Veneto (Sfriso 2011).

South America: Argentina (Boraso de Zaixso 2013).

South-west Asia: Turkey (Asia) (Taskin et al. 2008 ).

Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

South-east Asia: Vietnam (Nguyen et al. 2013).

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