152,923 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 20,947 images, 59,143 bibliographic items, 408,271 distributional records.

Enteromorpha torta (Mertens) Reinbold

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Enteromorpha is Enteromorpha intestinalis (Linnaeus) Nees.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva torta (Mertens) Trevisan

Basionym
Conferva torta Mertens

Type information
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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Burrows (1991) this species is a synonym of Enteromorpha prolifera (O. F. Müller) J. Agardh.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Trevisan, V.B.A. (1842 '1841'). Sul geuere Bangia. Atti della Terza Riunione degli Scienziati italiani 1841: 478-481.

Key references
Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-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

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1340 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=932

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
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.

SITE © 1996 - 2018 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio