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Ulothrix tenerrima (Kützing) Kützing 1843

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulotrichales
Family Ulotrichaceae
Genus Ulothrix

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Ulothrix tenerrima (Kützing) Kützing
Prox. Nr Braddon, Northamptonshire, UK. In a ditch.. 27 Feb 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Lithophyllum fasciculatum f. subtile (Foslie) Foslie

Ulothrix tenerrima (Kützing) Kützing Prox. Nr Braddon, Northamptonshire, UK. In a ditch.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Ulothrix tenerrima (Kützing) Kützing 1843: 253, pl. IX [9]: fig. 1 b, c

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulothrix is Ulothrix tenuissima Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Conferva tenerrima Kützing

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva tenerrima Kützing 1833
Hormiscia subtilis var. tenerrima (Kützing) Kirchner 1878
MIcrospora tenerrima (Kützing) Gay 1886

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Hormiscia subtilis var. variabilis (Kützing) Kirchner
Conferva contorta Lyngbye 1819
Ulothrix compacta (Roth) Kützing 1833
Ulothrix pallida var. virens Kützing 1845
Ulothrix variabilis Kützing 1849
Ulothrix rorida Thuret 1850
Ulothrix subtilis var. tenerrima (Kützing) Kirchner 1878

Nomenclatural notes
Skaloud et al. (2018: 90) have "non Conferva tenerrima Kützing 1833" but this is a valid basionym. - (15 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Freshwater, standing and running waters, or on wet soil. - (15 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

Freshwater, usually in standing waters, forming long, pale green tufts. - (15 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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Key references
Burova, O.V., Tsarenko, P.M., Kovalenko, O.V., Mikhailyuk, T.I., Petlovany, O.A., Lilitska, G.G. & Bilous, O.P. (2011). Ulvophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 20-61. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Orders Chaetophorales, Microsporales, Ulotrichales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 524-554. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Keshri, J.P. (2010). Contribution to our knowledge of Ulotrichales (Chlorophyta) of West Bengal, India. Algological Studies/Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement Volumes 133: 29-42.

Li Shanghao (S.H.Ley) & Bi Liejue [Li, S.H. & Bi, L.J.] (1999). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis. Tomus V Ulothrichales Ulvales Chaetophorales Trentepohliales Sphaeropleales. pp. [i-ix], i-viii, 1-136, 54 pls [I-LIV]. Beijing: Science Press.

Salavarría Palma, E.A. & Paul, S. (2020). A peep into the transcriptome studies of the industrially important brown algae with special focus on Macrocystis genus. Revista Peruana de Biología 27(1): 49-53.

Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

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