Ulva fusca &
Ulva fusca Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 21, nom. illeg.
Original publication: Postels, A. & Ruprecht, F. (1840). Illustrationes algarum in itinere circum orbem jussu imperatoris Nicolai I. Atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici Lütke 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 + 28. [1-2, index], [Latin:] [-iv], -22, [1-2, index], 40 pls. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Typis Eduardi Pratz.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Ulvaria splendens (Ruprecht) Vinogradova
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), a sombre brown, but often used to indicate darkness of colour (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: In oceano pacifico septentrionali (Postels & Ruprecht 1840). Type: LE
Regard as a later homonym of Ulva fusca Hudson, which may be illegitimate, which would render this name legitimate. - (17 Jun 2008) - Wendy Guiry
Source of synonymy
Vinogradova, K.L. (1967). De genere Ulvaria (Ulvales) in maribus URSS invento. Novosti Sistematiki Nizshikh Rastenii (Novitates Systematicae Plantarum non Vascularium) 1967: 110-121.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Ulva&species=fusca
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Ulva&Species=fusca
Created: 08 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 August 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.