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Enteromorpha cruciata Collins

Publication details
Enteromorpha cruciata Collins 1896: 3, no fig.

Published in: Collins, F.S. (1896). Notes on New England marine algae - VI. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 23: 1-6.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Enteromorpha is Enteromorpha intestinalis (Linnaeus) Nees.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva cruciata (Collins) A.C.Mathieson & Dawes

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cross-shaped (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Eagle Island, Maine, USA ; "Floating unattached in warm shallow water of lagoon" (Collins 1896: 3).

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Source of current name
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

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