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Cladophora densa Harvey, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Cladophora densa 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 Acrocladus sakaii (I.A.Abbott) Boedeker

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

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

Taxonomic notes
Illegitimate: Priority for Cladophora densa (Roth) Kützing, 1845. - (29 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Hakodadi Bay, Japan ; on rocks at half-tide." [Hakodate, Hokkaido] (Harvey 1860: 334). Type: TCD?

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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.

Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 January 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Katayama, N. & Saitoh, M. (1989). The influence of temperature shift on the photosynthesis of two marine macrobenthic algae, Cladophora densa and C. opaca. Korean Journal of Phycology 4(2): 143-147, 5 figs, 2 tables.

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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 21 April 2019.

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