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Enteromorpha paradoxa (C.Agardh) Kützing 1845

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Enteromorpha

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Enteromorpha paradoxa (C.Agardh) Kützing
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Hábito. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

Enteromorpha paradoxa (C.Agardh) Kützing
Hawaii. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Rytiphlaea capensis Kützing

Ulva paradoxa C.Agardh Hawaii
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Enteromorpha paradoxa (C.Agardh) Kützing 1845: 247

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
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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 flexuosa subsp. paradoxa (C.Agardh) M.J.Wynne

Basionym
Ulva paradoxa C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Bangor, Wales (Berger & al. 2003: 290). Lectotype: LD 13702 (Berger & al. 2003: 290). Notes: For an illustration of the type, see Bliding (1960: fig. 43 a-d). Effectively typified by the type of Conferva paradoxa Dillwyn (1809: 70, suppl. pl. F), an illegitimate name. Type locality: Bangor, Wales/ Brighton, England (O'Kelly et al. 2010).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.

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

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Enteromorpha paradoxa (C.Agardh) Kützing)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Ireland (Adams 1907, Adams 1908, Cotton 1912).

South-west Asia: Lebanon (Lakkis 2013).

Asia: China (Ding & Luan 2013).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Phillips 2002), South Australia (Womersley 1984).

Pacific Islands: Hawaiian Islands (Abbott & Huisman, 2004).

Source of current name
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.

Key references
Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.

Hayden, H.S., Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A., Silva, P.C., Stanhope, M.J. & Waaland, J.R. (2003). Linnaeus was right all along: Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera. European Journal of Phycology 38(3): 277-294.

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