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Ulva simplex (K.L.Vinogradova) H.S.Hayden, Blomster, Maggs, P.C.Silva, Stanhope & Waaland

Publication details
Ulva simplex (K.L.Vinogradova) H.S.Hayden, Blomster, Maggs, P.C.Silva, Stanhope & Waaland 2003: 290 (table 4)

Published in: Hayden, H.S., Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A., Silva, P.C., Stanhope, M.J. & Waaland, J.R. (2003). Linnaeus was right all along: Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera. European Journal of Phycology 38(3): 277-294.
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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 prolifera O.F.Müller

Basionym
Enteromorpha prolifera f. simplex K.L.Vinogradova

Type information
Kandalakshski Zaliv, Beloye More, Murmansk Oblast, Russia (Hayden et al. 2003: 290). Holotype: K.L. Vonogradova; 8.viii.1967; LE (Hayden et al. 2003: 290).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Enteromorpha simplex (K.L.Vinogradova) R.P.T.Koeman & Hoek 1982

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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.

(as Enteromorpha simplex (K.L.Vinogradova) R.P.T.Koeman & Hoek)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Nielsen et al. 1995), Faroe Islands (Nielsen & Gunnarsson 2001), France (Dizerbo & Herpe 2007), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Netherlands (Stegenga et al. 1997), Portugal (Araújo et al., 2003), Spain (Granja, Cremades & Barbara 1992, Guillermes, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1994, Bárbara & Cremades 1996, Peña & Bárbara 2002).

Africa: Morocco (Gallardo et al. 1993, Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001).

(as Ulva simplex (K.L.Vinogradova) H.S.Hayden, Blomster, Maggs, P.C.Silva, Stanhope & Waaland)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), France (Anon. 2017), Portugal (Araújo et al. 2009), Spain (Bárbara et al. 2005), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).

North America: Oregon and Washington (Hansen et al. 2018).

Asia: Japan (Ogawa et al. 2013 ), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014).

Source of current name
Cui, J., Monotilla, A.P., Zhu, W., Takano, Y., Shimada, S., Ichihara, K., Matsui, T., He, P., & Hiraoka, M. (2018). Taxonomic reassessment of Ulva prolifera (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on specimens from the type locality and Yellow Sea green tides. Phycologia 57(6): 692-704.

Key references
Burova, O.V., Tsarenko, P.M., Kovalenko, O.V., Mikhailyuk, T.I., Petlovany, O.A., Lilitska, G.G. & Bilous, O.P. (2011). Ulvophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 20-61. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Ogawa, T., Ohki, K. & Kamiya, M. (2013). Differences of spatial distribution and seasonal succession among Ulva species (Ulvophyceae) across salinity gradients. Phycolgia 52(6): 637-651.

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