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Cladophora fastigiata Harvey, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Cladophora fastigiata Harvey 1860: 333, nom. illeg.

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.
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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 ryukyuensis Sakai & Yoshida

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Cladophora fastigiata Kützing, 1843. - (29 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Loo Choo Islands." (Harvey 1860: 334).

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Verified by: 29 January 2014 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 26 April 2019.

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