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Ulva expansa (Setchell) Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Ulva expansa (Setchell) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1920: 285

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Ulva fasciata f. expansa Setchell

Type information
Type locality: Monterey, California (O'Kelly et al. 2010: 729).

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva fasciata f. expansa Setchell 1905

Distributional notes
Results of studies carried out by O'Kelly et al. (2010) suggest that Ulva populations in tropical and subtropical regions consist of species that are largely unique to these areas, for which the application of names based on types from temperate and boreal European and North American waters is inappropriate. - (1 Sep 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva expansa (Setchell) Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
North America: California (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Silva 1979, Stewart 1991, Kennison et al. 2011, Miller 2012), Mexico (Castaneda-Fernández de Lara et al. 2010 ).

Central America: Gulf of California (Ochoa-Izaguirre & Soto-Jiménez 2015), Mexico (Pacific) (Pedroche et al. 2005).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014).

Pacific Islands: Hawaiian Islands (Abbott & Huisman, 2004), Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Tsuda 2014).

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

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.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Created: 17 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Fong, P., Desmond, J.S. & Zedler, J.B. (1997). The effect of a horn snail on Ulva expansa (Chlorophyta): consumer or facilitator of growth?. Journal of Phycology 33: 353-359, 5 figs, 1 table.
Grobe, C.W. & Murphy, T.M. (1994). Inhibition of growth of Ulva expansa (Chlorophyta) by ultraviolet-B radiation. Journal of Phycology 30: 783-790, 5 figs, 2 tables.

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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 26 September 2018.

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