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Cladophora repens Harvey

Publication details
Cladophora repens Harvey 1849: pl. CCXXXVI

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. text with plates, pls CCXVII-CCLXX [217-270]. London: Reeve & Benham.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora coelothrix Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
As Conferva repens J.Agardh, 1842 is illegitimate (later homonym of Conferva repens Dillwyn, 1802, Cladophora repens Harvey can be treated as a new name. - (15 Dec 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

McKamey, K.A. & Amsler, C.D. (2006). Effects of temperature and light on growth of the Antractic algae Geminocarpus geminatus (Ectocarpales: Phaeophyceae) and Cladophora repens (Cladophorales: Cladophorophyceae) in culture. Phycologia 45: 225-232.

Peters, K.J., Amsler, C.D., Amsler, M.O., McClintock, J.B., Dunbar, R.B. & Baker, B.J. (2005). A comparative analysis of the nutritional and elemental composition of macroalgae from the western Antarctic Peninsula. Phycologia 44: 453-463.

Created: 30 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 15 December 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Maingay, A.C. (1856). On the occurrence of Cladophora repens (J. Agardh) at Malahide, Co. Dublin. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 2 17: 519-520.
McKamey, K.A. & Amsler, C.D. (2006). Effects of temperature and light on growth of the Antractic algae Geminocarpus geminatus (Ectocarpales: Phaeophyceae) and Cladophora repens (Cladophorales: Cladophorophyceae) in culture. Phycologia 45: 225-232.

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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 14 December 2019.

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