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Cladophora brachyclados (Montagne) Harvey, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Cladophora brachyclados (Montagne) Harvey 1858: 456, nom. illeg.

Published in: Montagne, C. (1856). Sylloge generum specierumque cryptogamarum quas in variis operibus descriptas iconobusque illustratas, nunc ad diagnosim reductas, nonnullasque novas interjectas, ordine systematijco disposuit. pp. [i]-xxiv, [1]-498. Parisiis [Paris] & Londini [London]: sumptibus J.-B. Baillière...; H. Baillière....
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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 Willeella brachyclados (Montagne) M.J.Wynne

Basionym
Conferva brachyclados Montagne

Type information
Type locality: Cuba (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 777). Notes: Cuba: Havana; collector: Ramon de la Sagra (INA).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Cladophora brachyclados Kützing, 1845. Name also introduced by Harvey (1858: 81). - (17 Dec 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2016). The proposal of Willeella brachyclados (Montagne) M.J.Wynne comb. nov. (Ulvophyceae). Notulae Algarum 18: 1-3.

Key references
Harvey, W.H. (1858). Nereis boreali-americana: or, contributions to a history of the marine Algae of North America. Part III. Chlorospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 10(2): 1-140, pls 37-50.

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Verified by: 17 December 2016 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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