Enteromorpha Link, 1820, nom. et typ. cons.
Holotype species: Enteromorpha intestinalis (Linnaeus) Nees
Currently accepted name for the type species: Ulva intestinalis Linnaeus
Original publication and holotype designation: Link, H.F. (1820). Epistola ad virum celeberrimum Nees ab Esenbeck...de algis aquaticis, in genera disponendis. In: Horae physicae berolinenses. (Nees von Esenbeck, C.G.D. Eds), pp. 1-8. Bonnae [Bonn]: Sumtibus Adolphi Marcus.
Precise date of publication: 16-20 April 1820
The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2015-10-19 by M.D. Guiry.
Taxonomic status: This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: 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, 4 figs, 5 tables.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 October 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2023