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Enteromorpha procera K.Ahlner 1877

Publication details
Enteromorpha procera K.Ahlner 1877: 40, fig. 5

Published in: Ahlner, K. (1877). Bidrag till kännedomen om de svenska formerna af algslägtet Enteromorpha. pp. 51 (52=expl pl), pl (=9 figs), [52 - expl. pl.], pl. [=9 figs.]. Upsala, Sweden: Akademisk afhandling.

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 prolifera O.F.Müller

Type information
Syntype localities: various in Sweden (Silva & al. 1996: 738).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), very tall, high (Brown 1946).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Enteromorpha procera K.Ahlner)
Swedish: Fingrenig tarmalg (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Enteromorpha procera K.Ahlner)
Atlantic Islands: Madeira (Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001).

Europe: Italy (Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999).

Asia: Commander Islands (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 1997), Kamchatka (Klochkova & al. 2009), Russia (Far East) (Selivanova 2002).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Silva & al. 1996), Queensland (Bostock & Holland 2010).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003).

Source of current name
Cui, J., Monotilla, A.P., Zhu, W., Takano, Y., Shimada, S., Ichihara, K., Matsui, T., He, P., & Hiraoka, M. (2018). Taxonomic reassessment of Ulva prolifera (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on specimens from the type locality and Yellow Sea green tides. Phycologia 57(6): 692-704.

Key references
Klochkova, N.G., Koroleva, T.N. & Kushidi, A.E. (2009). Atlas vodorosley-makrofitov prikamchatskikh vod [Atlas of algae-macrophytes of Kamchatka waters. Green and brown algae]. Vol. 1 pp. 216, profusely illustrated. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski: Izdaniya KamchatNIRO. [in Russian]

Saunders, G.W. & Kucera, H. (2010). An evaluation of rbcL, tufA, UPA, LSU and ITS as DNA barcode markers for the marine green macroalgae. Cryptogamie Algologie 31(4): 487-528.

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