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Ulva tanneri H.S.Hayden & Waaland 2003

Publication details
Ulva tanneri H.S.Hayden & Waaland in Hayden e al. 2003: 285

Published in: Hayden, H.S., Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A., Silva, P.C., Stanhope, M.J. & Waaland, J.R. (2003). Linnaeus was right all along: Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera. European Journal of Phycology 38(3): 277-294, 4 figs, 5 tables.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

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

Type information
see Chloropelta caespitosa C.E. Tanner

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chloropelta caespitosa Tanner 1980

Nomenclatural notes
New name for Chloropelta caespitosa Tanner, q.v. Chloropelta and Ulva are not distinguishable generically (Heyden et al. 2003) and Ulva caespitosa is already occupied (the basionym for Catenella caespitosa, q.v.).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chloropelta caespitosa Tanner)
North America: California (Tanner 1980, Stewart 1991).

Central America: Panama (Wysor 2004, Fernández-García & al. 2011).

Africa: South Africa (Silva & al. 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida 1998).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Hawaiian Islands (Huisman, Abbott & Smith 2007).

(as Ulva tanneri H.S.Hayden & Waaland)
North America: California (Hayden & Waaland 2004, Miller 2012), Mexico (Aguilar-Rosas & al. 2005, Pedroche & Sentíes 2020).

Asia: Japan (Hayden & Waaland 2004, Matsumoto & Shimada 2015, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015, Hughey & al. 2019).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Kraft, Kraft & Waller).

Key references
Hayden, H.S. & Waaland, J.R. (2004). A molecular systematic study of Ulva (Ulvaceae, Ulvales) from the northeast Pacific. Phycologia 43: 364-382.

Kraft, L.G., Kraft, G.T. & Waller, R.F. (2010). Investigations into southern Australian Ulva (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) taxonomy and molecular phylogeny indicate both cosmopolitanism and endemic cryptic species. Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1257-1277, 10 figs, 1 table.

Matsumoto, K. & Shimada, S. (2015). Systematics of green algae resembling Ulva conglobata, with a description of Ulva adhaerens sp. nov. (Ulvales, Ulvophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 50(1): 100-111.

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