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Ulva spathulata Papenfuss 1960

Publication details
Ulva spathulata Papenfuss 1960: 309

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1960). On the genera of the Ulvales and the status of the order. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 56: 303-318, 21 figs, 6 pls.
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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 australis Areschoug

Type information
Lectotype locality: Port Phillip , Victoria (Womersley 1984: 144). Lectotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 14551 (Womersley 1984: 144).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), spatulate, spatula-like; alternative form of spatulata.

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

Distributional notes
Womersley (1984: 146) remarks: “Chapman’s specimens from New Zealand need re-investigation.”

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva spathulata Papenfuss)
Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Womersley 1984), New Zealand (Womersley 1984, Adams 1994), South Australia (Womersley 1984), Victoria (Womersley 1984), Western Australia (Papenfuss 1960, Womersley 1984).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Ant./Subantarctic and islands (Papenfuss 1964).

Source of current name
Hughey, J.R., Gabrielson, P.W., Maggs, C.A., Mineur, F. & Miller, K.A. (2020). Taxonomic revisions based on genetic analysis of type specimens of Ulva conglobata, U. laetevirens, U. pertusa and U. spathulata (Ulvales, Chlorophyta). Phycological Research 00: [1-6], 1 fig., 1 table.

Key references
Adams, N.M. (1994). Seaweeds of New Zealand. An Illustrated Guide. pp. [1-7], 8-360, 116 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1984). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part I. pp. [1]-329, 102 figs, 16 pls. Adelaide: D.J. Woolman, Government Printer, South Australia.

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References
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Hughey, J.R., Gabrielson, P.W., Maggs, C.A., Mineur, F. & Miller, K.A. (2020). Taxonomic revisions based on genetic analysis of type specimens of Ulva conglobata, U. laetevirens, U. pertusa and U. spathulata (Ulvales, Chlorophyta). Phycological Research 00: [1-6], 1 fig., 1 table.

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