Cladophora falcata Duby 1828: 981
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora albida (Nees) Kutzing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a sickle.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
van den Hoek (1963: 94) lists the authorities for this species as Cladophora falcata (Duby) Piccone & Dufour.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, -248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 606 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=12528
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 December 2019.