Enteromorpha ralfsii Harvey 1851: pl. CCLXXXII
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1851). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. text with plates, pls CCCXXIX-CCCLX [319-360]. London: Reeve & Benham.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva ralfsii (Harvey) Le Jolis
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Lectotype locality: Bangor, North Wales (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 739). Lectotype: Harvey (1851: pl. CCLXXXII) (epitype) J. Ralfs; (Hayden et al. 2003: 290). Notes: According to Womersley (1984: 154) the type is from Bangor, N. Wales. Bliding (1963: 45) reports that there were no types in TCD; Hayden et al. (2003) found no types in BM and selected as lectotype the illustration mentioned above.
Source of current name
Hayden, H.S., Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A., Silva, P.C., Stanhope, M.J. & Waaland, J.R. (2003). Linnaeus was right all along: Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera. European Journal of Phycology 38(3): 277-294.
Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, -238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.
Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.
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M.D. Guiry in 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.