Cladophora amphibia Collins
Cladophora amphibia Collins 1907: 200
Published in: Collins, F.S. (1907). Some new green algae. Rhodora 9: 197-202, pl. 76.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Wittrockiella amphibia (Collins) C.Boedeker & G.I.Hansen
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Silva (1979: 342) notes that this species is known only from the type collection and may be referable to Spongomorpha
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Alameda, San Francisco Bay, California (Silva 1979: 342). Type: W.J.V. Osterhout & N.L. Gardner; 26 September 1903; on damp ground among Salicornia. IT UC472617 (Berger et al. 2003 Notes: Isotypes: Leiden, L1284, L2989. Vouchers in Leiden herbarium distributed as Exsiccatae Phycotheca Boreali-Americana No. 1284 (Boedeker & Hansen 2010).
Source of current name
Boedeker, C. & Hansen, G.I. (2010). Nuclear rDNA sequences of Wittrockiella amphibia (Collins) comb. nov. (Cladophorales, Chlorophyta) and morphological characterization of the mat-like growth form. Botanica Marina 53(4): 351-356.
Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2004). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Oregon and California. Phycological Contribution 6: [i]-iv, 1-181.
Created: 05 October 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 April 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2019.