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Ulva angusta Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Ulva angusta Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1920: 283, pl. 27; pl. 31: fig. 1

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1920). The marine algae of the Pacific coast of North America. Part II. Chlorophyceae. University of California Publications in Botany 8: 139-374, Plates 9-33.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva californica Wille

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), narrow (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Enteromorpha angusta (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Doty 1947

Taxonomic notes
See Hayden et al. (2003).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: San Francisco, California, USA (Ricker 1987: 41). Holotype: N.L. Gardner No. 4430; UC 205623 (Ricker 1987: 41). Notes: The type is illustrated by Setchell & Gardner 1929, pl. 27).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva angusta Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
North America: California (CA) (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Silva 1979), Gulf of California (Dawson 1944), Isla Guadalupe (Setchell & Gardner 1930), Oregon (OR) (Silva 1979).

Asia: Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Shao 2003-2014, Anon. 2012).

Antarctic and the subantarctic islands: Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Papenfuss 1964), Macquarie Island (Ricker 1987).

(as Enteromorpha angusta (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Doty)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Source of current name
Tanner, C.E. (1986). Investigations of the taxonomy and morphological variation of Ulva (Chlorophyta): Ulva californica Wille. Phycologia 25: 510-520.

Key references
Hayden, H.S., Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A., Silva, P.C., Stanhope, M.J. & Waaland, J.R. (2003). Linnaeus was right all along: Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera. European Journal of Phycology 38(3): 277-294.

Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, [2], 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Scagel, R.F. (1957). An annotated list of the marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington (including keys to genera). Bulletin, National Museum of Canada 150: [i]-vi, 1-289.

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