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Enteromorpha capillaris Noda

Publication details
Enteromorpha capillaris Noda 1971: 35, fig. 1

Published in: Noda, M. & Kitami, T. (1971). Some species of marine algae from Echigo Province facing the Japan Sea. Scientific Reports Niigata University, Ser. D. (Biology) 8: 35-52.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Enteromorpha is Enteromorpha intestinalis (Linnaeus) Nees.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Enteromorpha is now included in Ulva (Hayden et al., 2003) but no formal transfer has been proposed for this entity as tranfer to Ulva is blocked by a pre-existing binomial.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 17 November 2018.

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