Umbraulva olivascens (P.J.L.Dangeard) G. , nom. inval.
Umbraulva olivascens (P.J.L.Dangeard) G.Furnari in Catra, Alongi, Serio, Cormaci & G.Furnari 2006: 529, nom. inval.
Published in: Catra, M., Alongi, G., Serio, D., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). The benthic algal flora on rocky substrata of the Egadi islands, a marine protected archipelago off the western coast of Sicily (Italy, Mediterranean Sea). Nova Hedwigia 82: 489-538.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Umbraulva dangeardii M.J.Wynne & G.Furnari
Ulva olivascens P.J.L.Dangeard
Type locality: Roscoff, France
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This name was originally introduced by Bae & Lee (2001: 230), but they did not validate it correctly citing the place of publication of replaced name rather than that of the basionym. Invalid: "Dangeard (1951) described the new species Ulva olivacea, but this name was illegitimate because it was a later homonym of Ulva olivacea Hornemann (1810). Later, Dangeard (1961a, footnote on pag. 22) proposed the name Ulva olivascens as a replacement name; however, that name was also invalid because of Art. 41.5 of the Melbourne Code (McNeill et al. 2012). Assuming that Ulva olivascens was valid, Bae & Lee (2001) transferred the species to Umbraulva, but again without indicating the page of the publication of the purported basionym. Furnari (in Catra et al. 2006) re-proposed Umbraulva olivascens, but still invalidly, since he failed to recognize that the basionym was invalid." (Wynne & Furnari 2014: 518). - (7 May 2013) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. & Furnari, G. (2014). A census of J.P.L. [sic] Dangeard's invalid taxa with proposals to resolve the nomenclatural problems of some of them. Nova Hedwigia 98(3-4): 515-517.
Bae, E.H. & Lee, I.K. (2001). Umbraulva, a new genus based on Ulva japonica (Holmes) Papenfuss (Ulvaceae, Chlorophyta) . Algae 16(3): 217-231, 10 figs, 4 tables.
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.
Heesch, S., Broom, J.E.S., Neill, K.F., Farr, T.J., Dalen, J.L. & Nelson, W.A. (2009). Ulva, Umbraulva and Gemina: genetic survey of New Zealand taxa reveals diversity and introduced species. European Journal of Phycology 44(2): 143-154, 2 figs, 4 tables.
Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. -215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.
Loughnane, C.J., McIvor, L.M., Rindi, F., Stengel, D.B. & Guiry, M.D. (2008). Morphology, rbcL phylogeny and distribution of distromatic Ulva (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) in Ireland and southern Britain. Phycologia 47: 416-429.
Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. -656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..
Created: 19 August 2002 by M.D. Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.