Ascothamnion intricatum (Clemente) Kützing
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, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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
Ulva intricata Clemente
Type locality: Cádiz, Spain (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 896).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), entangled (Stearn 1973).
Valonia intricata (Clemente) C.Agardh 1823
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
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
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.
Created: 06 August 2002 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 08 September 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2019.