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Cladophora retroflexa (Bonnemaison ex P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Hamel

Publication details
Cladophora retroflexa (Bonnemaison ex P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Hamel 1929: 69

Published in: Hamel, G. (1929). Quelques Cladophora des côtes françaises. Revue Algologique 4: 43-76.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Conferva retroflexa Bonnemaison ex P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent back, reflexed (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva retroflexa Bonnemaison ex P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cladophora cornea var. verticillata Kützing

Nomenclatural notes
Although van den Hoek (1963: 213) credited Crouan & Crouan (1852: no. 359) with the combeination Cladophora retroflexa, this proposal predated the validation of the basionym Conferva retroflexa Bonnemaison ex H.M. Crouan & P.L. Crouan (1867:127). The name Conferva retroflexa Bonnemaison in Desmazières (1848: no. 868) in not valid since it is not accompanied by a description or reference to a previous description as required by the ICBN. In accordance with the ICBN, the combination must then be attributed to the first author after 1867 that used the bionomial, the earliest of which may be Hamel (1929: 69). Hoek is usually credited with the combination.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

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