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Ulva arasakii Chihara

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Ulva

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Ulva arasakii Chihara
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University. Yukihiko Serisawa. © Yukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp).

 

Publication details
Ulva arasakii Chihara 1969: 849, pl. 1: figs 1-3

Published in: Chihara, M. (1969). Ulva arasakii, a new species of green algae: its life history and taxonomy. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo, Series B (Botany) 12: 849-862, 1 pl.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Japan: Inuwaka, Choshi, Chiba-ken (Silva 1996-to date). Holotype: 1.v.1965; herb. Mus. Natl. Sc. Tokyo (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva arasakii Chihara)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Shimada et al. 2003, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Lee & Kang 2001, Bae 2010).

Key references
Bae, H.B. (2010). Ulotrichales, Ulvales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 1, Number 1. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae: Ulotrichales, Ulvales, Cladophorales, Bryopsidales. Marine green algae. (Bae, E.H., Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J., Hwang, I.-K., Kiim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. Eds), pp. 7-52. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Shimada, S., Hiraoka, M., Nabata, S., Lima, M. & Masuda, M. (2003). Molecular phylogenetic analyses of the Japanese Ulva and Enteromorpha (Ulvales, Ulvophyceae), with special reference to the free-floating Ulva. Phycological Research 51(2): 99-108.

Created: 07 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 April 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Chihara, M. (1969). Ulva arasakii, a new species of green algae: its life history and taxonomy. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo, Series B (Botany) 12: 849-862, 1 pl.
Miyamura, S., Hori, T. & Nagumo, T. (2003). Eyespot behavior during the fertilization of gametes in Ulva arasakii Chihara (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta). Phycological Research 51(3): 143-146.

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