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Ascothamnion intricatum (Clemente) Kützing

Publication details
Ascothamnion intricatum (Clemente) Kützing 1849: 508

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ascothamnion.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva intricata Clemente

Basionym
Ulva intricata Clemente

Type information
Type locality: Cádiz, Spain (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 896).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Valonia intricata (Clemente) C.Agardh 1823

Taxonomic notes
See Silva, Basson & Moe (1996: 896) who point out that Ruprecht (1849: 84) indicated that this entity is a Bryozoan. The question remains as to what authors had to hand when the species was reported, for example, from Natal, South Africa (Barton 1896: 458) - (30 Jan 2012) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
Fernández Pulpeiro, E., Cremades, J. & Reverter Gil, O. (1992). Typification of Ulva intricata Clemente. In: Historia Natural. (Alemany, A. Eds), pp. 581-585. Palma de Mallorca: Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de las Islas Baleares.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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