Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing 1843

Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing

Current name: Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing
Dominick St Lower, Galway, Ireland - 14 February 2016. M.D.Guiry

Publication Details
Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing 1843: 295

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Prasiola.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Ulva crispa Lightfoot

Type Information
Type locality: Isle of Skye, Argyll, Scotland; (Bryant, Irvine & Ruffle 2012: 32) Lectotype: BM; 000005094 (Bryant, Irvine & Ruffle 2012: 32) Notes: Bryant, Irvine & Ruffle (2012: 32) report the annotation on the lectotype: "No. 22. In moist shady places on the North side of Walls where no Grass grows, generally. This is a thin membranaceous substance, & I think it mostly is where people Pisses ag[ain]st Walls."

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1983).

Subaerial: underneath seagull colony (Karsten et al., 2005: 560).

Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 June 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 June 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 July 2024

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