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Ulva fusca Postels & Ruprecht, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Ulva fusca Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 21, nom. illeg.

Published in: Postels, A. & Ruprecht, F. (1840). Illustrationes algarum in itinere circum orbem jussu imperatoris Nicolai I. Atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici L├╝tke annis 1826, 1827, 1828 et 1829 celoce Seniavin exsecuto in Oceano pacifico, inprimis septemtrionale ad littora rossica asiatico-americana collectarum. pp. [i-vi ], [i]- iv, 1-28 [1-2, index], [Latin:] [-iv], [1]-22, [1-2, index], 40 pls. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Typis Eduardi Pratz.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulvaria splendens (Ruprecht) K.L.Vinogradova

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), a sombre brown, but often used to indicate darkness of colour (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Regard as a later homonym of Ulva fusca Hudson, which may be illegitimate, which would render this name legitimate. - (17 Jun 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: In oceano pacifico septentrionali (Postels & Ruprecht 1840). Type: LE Notes: "in oceano pacifico septem[?]trionali ad saxa et algas majores" (INA).

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Source of current name
Vinogradova, K.L. (1967). De genere Ulvaria (Ulvales) in maribus URSS invento. Novosti Sistematiki Nizshikh Rastenii (Novitates Systematicae Plantarum non Vascularium) 1967: 110-121.

Created: 08 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 April 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2018.

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