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Ulva acanthophora (Kützing) Hayden, Blomster, Maggs, P.C.Silva, Stanhope & J.R.Waaland

Publication details
Ulva acanthophora (Kützing) Hayden, Blomster, Maggs, P.C.Silva, Stanhope & J.R.Waaland 2003: 288

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Enteromorpha acanthophora Kützing

Type information
Bay of Islands, New Zealand (Hayden et al. 2003: 288). Type: J.D. Hooker; L 938.19.134 (Hayden et al. 2003: 288).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Ulva Section Enteromorpha

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Enteromorpha acanthophora Kützing 1849
Enteromorpha ramulosa var. acanthophora (Kützing) V.J.Chapman 1956

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Enteromorpha acanthophora Kützing)
North America: Gulf of California (Setchell & Gardner 1924, Dawson 1944).

Pacific Islands: Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Marshall Islands (Dawson 1957).

(as Ulva acanthophora (Kützing) Hayden, Blomster, Maggs, P.C.Silva, Stanhope & J.R.Waaland)
Central America: Baja California (Norris 2010), Gulf of California (Chávez-Sánchez et al. 2017), Mexico (Pacific) (Pedroche et al. 2005).

Key references
Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

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.

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