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Ulva torta (Mertens) Trevisan

Publication details
Ulva torta (Mertens) Trevisan 1842: 480

Published in: Trevisan, V.B.A. (1842 '1841'). Sul geuere Bangia. Atti della Terza Riunione degli Scienziati italiani 1841: 478-481.

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.

Basionym
Conferva torta Mertens

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bangia torta (Mertens) C.Agardh
Prasiola crispa f. torta (Mertens) Brand
Conferva torta Mertens 1822
Schizogonium tortum (Mertens) Kützing 1843
Ilea torta (Mertens) Trevisan 1845
Enteromorpha torta (Mertens) Reinbold 1893

Distributional notes
"... collected ... from many locations [TAS, NSW]. Genetic match to the new U. clathratioides L.G. Kraft, Kraft & R.F.Waller in Kraft et al. (2012). If our identification is correct, the "new endemic" would have to be subsumed into the global (introduced to Australia?) U. torta." (Kirkendale et al. 2013). - (15 May 2013) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Ulva torta (Mertens) Trevisan)
English: Tangled Gut Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

Burova, O.V., Tsarenko, P.M., Kovalenko, O.V., Mikhailyuk, T.I., Petlovany, O.A., Lilitska, G.G. & Bilous, O.P. (2011). Ulvophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 20-61. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Kirkendale, L., Saunders, G.W. & Winberg, P. (2013). A molecular survey of Ulva (Chlorophyta) in temperate Australia reveals enhanced levels of cosmopolitanism. Journal of Phycology 49(1): 69-81.

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.

Miladi, R., Manghisi, A., Armeli Minicante, S.. Genovese, G., Abdelfkafi, S. & Morabito, M. (2018). A DNA barcoding survey of Ulva (Chlorophyta) in Tunisia and Italy reveals the presence of the overlooked alien U. ohnoi. Cryptogamie Algologie 39(1): 85-107.

Ogawa, T., Ohki, K. & Kamiya, M. (2013). Differences of spatial distribution and seasonal succession among Ulva species (Ulvophyceae) across salinity gradients. Phycolgia 52(6): 637-651.

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Wendy 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 13 December 2018.

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