Enteromorpha torta (Mertens)
Enteromorpha torta (Mertens) Reinbold 1893: 196, 199, 205
Published in: Reinbold, T. (1893). Revision von Jürgens' Algae aquaticae. I. Die Algen des Meeres- und des Brackwassers. Nuova Notarisia 4: 192-206.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva torta (Mertens) Trevisan
Conferva torta Mertens
Type locality: Norderney, East Frisian Islands, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 739). Lectotype: (Bliding 1963: fig. 17g). Notes: Bliding (1963, fig. 17g) illustrates the lectotype.
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), twisted (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Burrows (1991) this species is a synonym of Enteromorpha prolifera (O. F. Müller) J. Agardh.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Trevisan, V.B.A. (1842 '1841'). Sul geuere Bangia. Atti della Terza Riunione degli Scienziati italiani 1841: 478-481.
Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, -238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.
Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]
Created: 23 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 22 September 2018.