Ilea torta (Mertens)
Ilea torta (Mertens) Trevisan 1845: 51
Published in: Trevisan, V.B.A. (1845). Nomenclator algarum, ou collection des noms imposées aux plantes de la famille des algues. pp. 1-80. Padoue [Padua]: Imprimerie du Seminaire.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva torta (Mertens) Trevisan
Conferva torta Mertens
Type locality: Norderney, East Frisian Islands, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 739). Lectotype: (Bliding 1963: fig. 17g). Notes: Bliding (1963, fig. 17g) illustrates the lectotype.
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), twisted (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 January 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 16 October 2018.