Ulva ligulata Woodward 1797

Halarachnion ligulatum (Woodward) Kützing

Current name: Halarachnion ligulatum (Woodward) Kützing
microscope, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2006; surface viewIgnacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Ulva ligulata Woodward 1797: 54

Published in: Woodward, T.J. (1797). Observations upon the generic character of Ulva, with descriptions of some new species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 46-58.

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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 Halarachnion ligulatum (Woodward) Kützing.

Type Information
Type locality: Yarmouth and Cromer, Norfolk, U.K.; (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 184) Lectotype: BM-K; An undated, unlocalised specimen labelled ‘from Mr Woodward’ selected as provisional lectotype (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 184)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), ligulate (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 January 2010

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 January 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 April 2024

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