Ulva punctata (Stackhouse) Stackhouse 1797

Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville

Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Grevilleintertidal rocky pool, South of Portugal, 2011 - 01 January 0001. Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Ulva punctata (Stackhouse) Stackhouse 1797: 405

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1797). Description of Ulva punctata. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 236-237.

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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 Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville.

Basionym
Fucus punctatus Stackhouse

Type Information
Type locality: "First discovered by Mr. Stackhouse, on the sands at Weymouth, very near the pier, at low water mark." [Weymouth, Dorset, England]; (Withering 1796: 405) Notes: Type in BM?

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dotted, marked with dots, spots, minute glands, etc. (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 25 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 August 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 August 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2022

 
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