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Cladophora patula Sakai, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Cladophora patula Sakai 1964: 22, figs 6, 7; pl. 3: fig. 2, nom. illeg.

Published in: Sakai, Y. (1964). The species of Cladophora from Japan and its vicinity. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 5(1): 1-104.

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 Acrocladus dotyanus (W.J.Gilbert) Boedeker

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spreading.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Cladophora patula Zanardini ex Fraudenfeld, q.v. - (25 Oct 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Yonakuni Island [east of Taiwan] (Hoek & Chihara 2000: 89). Holotype: T. Tanaka; 15 April 1935; SAP 050434 (Hoek & Chihara 2000: 89). Notes: Isotype: SAP 050433

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Boedeker, C., Leliaert, F. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2016). Molecular phylogeny of the Cladophoraceae (Cladophorales, Ulvophyceae) with the resurrection of Acrocladus Nägeli and Willeella Børgesen, and the description of Lurbica gen. nov. and Pseudorhizoclonium gen. nov. Journal of Phycology 52(6): 905-928.

Key references
Abbott, I.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2004). Marine green and brown algae of the Hawaiian Islands. pp. i-xi, 1-259, 6 maps, 3 pls, 95 figs, 1 photograph. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press.

Hoek, C. van den & Chihara, M. (2000). A taxonomic revision of the species of Cladophora (Chlorophyta) along the coasts of Japan and the Russian Far-east. Natural Science Museum [Tokyo] Monographs 19: 1-242, 100 figs.

Yoshida, T. (1977). Nomenclatural notes on some Japanese marine algae (2). Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 25: 79-82.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2019.

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