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Byssus bullosa (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers

Publication details
Byssus bullosa (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers 1780: 92 (as 'bulbosus' )

Published in: Wiggers, F.H. (1780). Primitiae florae holsaticae; quas praeside D. Joh. Christiano Kerstens. pp. [i-viii], 1-112. Kiliae [Kiel]: litteris Mich. Frider. Bartschii Acad. Typogr.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Byssus is Byssus jolithus Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora glomerata var. crassior (C.Agardh) C.Hoek

Basionym
Conferva bullosa Linnaeus

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), blubous (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
The Linnaean epithet was "bullosa" not "bulbosa". - (29 Dec 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

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Verified by: 29 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 February 2020.

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