Enteromorpha atroviridis ( ) M.J.
Enteromorpha atroviridis (Levring) M.J.Wynne 1986: 324
Published in: Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva atroviridis Levring
Ulva atroviridis Levring
Type locality: Hotel Rocks, Port Nolloth, Cape Province, South Africa Type: GB
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), blackish-green (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 05 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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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 21 September 2018.