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Phyllona lactuca (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Bangiophyceae
Subclass Bangiophycidae
Order Bangiales
Family Bangiaceae
Genus Phyllona

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Phyllona lactuca (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers
recolectada en la zona Habana-Matanzas. Hábito. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso..

Phyllona lactuca (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers
Barbados stamp Barbados stamp. 07 Apr 2013. © Barbados.

Phyllona lactuca (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 28 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Phyllona lactuca (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers
Low intertidal. Insert: habit (Peter the Great Bay, Russia).. 09 Mar 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova. © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Phyllona lactuca (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Phyllona lactuca (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Phyllona lactuca (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers
Zeeland delta, Netherlands. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Phyllona lactuca (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers
Scotland, Oban area east coast. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Phyllona lactuca (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers
Dixon Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada.. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Phyllona lactuca (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers
Seppings Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada.. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

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Ulva lactuca Linnaeus Great Bay Estuary, NH; bloom of Sea Lettuce; some Gracilaria tikvahiae intermixed in the foreground
© Jeremy Nettleton

Publication details
Phyllona lactuca (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers 1780: 93

Published in: Wiggers, F.H. (1780). Primitiae florae holsaticae; quas praeside D. Joh. Christiano Kerstens. pp. [i-viii], 1-112. Kiliae [Kiel]: litteris Mich. Frider. Bartschii Acad. Typogr.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllona is .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva lactuca Linnaeus

Basionym
Ulva lactuca Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: "in Oceano" [Atlantic Ocean] (Linnaeus 1753: 1163). Lectotype: LINN 1275.24 Notes: According to Womersley (1984: 141) the type is from the west coast of Sweden. The type is marked "5" and agrees well with Linnaeus's description, and the number five is assigned to Ulva lactuca in Species plantarum (Papenfuss 1960).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lettuce (Lewis & Short 1890).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 October 2010 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 962 times since it was created.

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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.

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