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Ulothrix tenuissima Kützing 1833

Publication details
Ulothrix tenuissima Kützing 1833: 518, no fig.

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1833). Algologische Mittheilungen. Flora 16(35): 513-521, no figs.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ulothrix.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ulothrix tenuis Kützing 1845

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulothrix tenuissima Kützing)
Europe: Andorra (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Black Sea (Gallardo & al. 1993), Britain (John 2002, Whitton & al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Georgia (Barinova & al. 2011, Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2014, Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2017), Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Stutz & Mattern (eds) & al. 2018, Täuscher 2019), Romania (Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Patova & Demina 2007), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Margalef 1950a, Alvárez Cobelas & Gallardo 1986, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Ukraine (Burova & al. 2011).

North America: Laurentian Great Lakes (Prescott 1962), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).

Middle East: Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013), Israel (Barinova & Tavassi 2009), Turkey (Aysel 2005, Varol & Sen 2014, Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012), Pakistan (Husna et al., 2007).

South-east Asia: Myanmar (Burma) (Skuja 1949).

Asia: China (Li & Bi 1998, Hu & Wei 2006), Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014, Medvedeva & Nikulina 2019), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015, Barinova & Niyatbekov 2018).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chapman, Thompson & Segar 1957).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Hawaiian Islands (Sherwood 2004).

(as Ulothrix tenuis Kützing)
Europe: Ireland (Adams 1908), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: Victoria (Day & al. 1995).

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.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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.

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.

Zarina, H.R., Masus-ul-Hasan & Shameel, M. (2007). Taxonomic study of Chlorophyta from Lahore, Pakistan. International Journal of Phycology and Phycochemistry 3(2): 173-182.

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