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Enteromorpha crinita Nees

Publication details
Enteromorpha crinita Nees 1820: Index (2)

Published in: Nees, C.G. (1820). Horae physicae Berolinenses collectae ex symbolis virorum doctorum H. Linkii...; edicuravit Christianus Godof. Nees ab Esenbeck.. pp. [i-xii], 1-123, [4], 27 pls. Bonnae [Bonn]: Sumtibus Adolphi Marcus.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Enteromorpha is Enteromorpha intestinalis (Linnaeus) Nees.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva clathrata (Roth) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), having tufts of long weak hairs (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Conferva crinita Roth, the intended basionym of Enteromorpha critinta is a later homonym of Conferva crinita Withering (1776: 751) and hence not priorable. Enteromorpha crinita is treated as a nome nomvum in coordance with Article 72, Note 1 of the ICBN (Guiry, pers. comm.).

Taxonomic notes
According to Burrows (1991) this is a species in its own right and not a synonym.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Common names used in commerce, often for edible algae
hige-ao-nori {Jap}

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Enteromorpha crinita Nees)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Lee 1980).

Europe: Britain (Newton 1931, Burrows 1991), France (Coppejans & Kling 1995), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Ireland (Burrows 1991, Morton 1994), Netherlands (Stegenga et al. 1997), Norway (Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Spain (Granja, Cremades & Barbara 1992, Flores-Moya et al. 1995, Bárbara, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1995, Bárbara & Cremades 1996), Sweden (Kylin 1907), Turkey (Europe) (Güven & Öztig 1971, Güner, Aysel, Sukatar & Öztürk 1985, Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993).

North America: Alaska (AK) (Saunders 1901).

South America: Galápagos Islands (Taylor 1945).

Asia: China (Ding & Luan 2013), Japan (Holmes 1896, Okamura 1936, Segawa 1981, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Lee & Kang 2001), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014, Shao 2003-2014).

Pacific Islands: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013).

Source of current name
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Key references
Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.

Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 June 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2019.

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