Ulva fusca & , nom. illeg.
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 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, 1-28 [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 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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Regard as a later homonym of Ulva fusca Hudson, which may be illegitimate, which would render this name legitimate. - (17 Jun 2008) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: In oceano pacifico septentrionali (Postels & Ruprecht 1840). Type: LE Notes: "in oceano pacifico septem[?]trionali ad saxa et algas majores" (INA).
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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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.