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Ulva costata (M.Howe) Hollenberg, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Ulva costata (M.Howe) Hollenberg 1971: 283, fig. 1, nom. illeg.

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1971). Phycological notes. VI. New records, new combinations, and noteworthy observations concerning marine algae of California. Phycologia 10: 281-289.

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 nematoidea Bory

Basionym
Ulva fasciata f. costata M.Howe

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ribbed, having one or more primary veins or ridges (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Ulva costata Wollny (1881:30, pl. I: figs 1-5) - (18 Jun 2009) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2002). The reinstatement of the name Ulva nematoidea Bory de Saint-Vincent (Chlorophyta) and the placement of U. costata (Howe) Hollenberg in its taxonomic synonymy. Cryptogamie, Algologie 23: 5-12.

Created: 17 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 18 June 2009 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Wynne, M.J. (2002). The reinstatement of the name Ulva nematoidea Bory de Saint-Vincent (Chlorophyta) and the placement of U. costata (Howe) Hollenberg in its taxonomic synonymy. Cryptogamie, Algologie 23: 5-12.

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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 November 2018.

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