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Ulva pilifera (Kützing) Škaloud & Leliaert 2018

Publication details
Ulva pilifera (Kützing) Škaloud & Leliaert 2018: 68, fig. 35

Published in: Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Publication date: 21 Feb 2018 [on line]

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.

Enteromorpha pilifera Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Tennstedt, Thüringen, Germany (Silva & al. 1996: 733).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bearing hairs (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Enteromorpha pilifera Kützing 1856
Enteromorpha flexuosa subsp. pilifera (Kützing) Bliding 1963
Ulva flexuosa subsp. pilifera (Kützing) M.J.Wynne 2005
Ulva flexuosa var. pilifera (Kützing) P.Tsarenko 2011

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Enteromorpha intestinalis var. capillaris Kützing 1845
Enteromorpha prolifera f. capillaris (Kützing) V.J.Chapman 1937

Taxonomic notes
"This taxon has been frequently regarded as subspecies of U. flexuosa. However, molecular data (Mares et al. 2011, Rybak et al. 2014), breeding experiments (Rybak 2015), and habitat preferences warrants its recognition as a distinct species, U. pilifera." (Skaloud et al. 2018: 68). - (14 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Euryhaline, primarily freshwater species, occurring in a wide variety of flowing and stagnant waters. It prefers highly oxygenated, alkaline, and eutrophic waters, with high levels of sulphates, and in mildly brackish habitats. - (14 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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