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Enteromorpha muscoides (Clemente) Cremades 1990

Publication details
Enteromorpha muscoides (Clemente) Cremades in Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1990: 489

Published in: Cremades, J. & Pérez-Cirera, J.L. (1990). Nuevas combinaciones de algas bentónicas marinas, como resultado del estudio del herbario de Simón de Rojas Clemente y Rubio (1777-1827). Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 47: 489-492, 1 fig.

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 clathrata (Roth) C.Agardh

Basionym
Ulva muscoides Clemente

Type information
Lectotype locality: Algeciras, Cádiz, Spain (Silva & al. 1996: 737). Lectotype: MA Algae 1713 (Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1990: 490). Notes: Silva et al. recommend consulting Cremades & Pérez-Cirera (1990b: 490) for further information regarding the lectotype of this species.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling a moss (Neal 1993).

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

Distributional notes
Nielsen & Gunnarsson (2001: 92) record this species as being an excluded species for the Faroe Islands.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Enteromorpha muscoides (Clemente) Cremades)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider 2003), Canary Islands (Guadalupe et al. 1995, Haroun & al. 2002, Aldanondo-Aristizábal, Domínguez-Alvarez & Gil-Rodríguez 2003, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, Moro & al. 2011), Madeira (Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001, Haroun & al. 2002).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Gallardo & al. 1993), Black Sea (Gallardo & al. 1993), Britain (Hardy & Guiry 2003), Corsica (Gallardo & al. 1993), France (Gallardo & al. 1993), Greece (Gallardo & al. 1993), Helgoland (Bartsch & Kuhlenkamp 2000), Italy (Gallardo & al. 1993, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999), Spain (Gallardo & al. 1993, Guillermes, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1994, Flores-Moya et al. 1995, Veiga, Cremades & Bárbara 1998, Peña & Bárbara 2002).

North America: Maine (Mathieson & al. 2001).

Africa: Algeria (Gallardo & al. 1993), Kenya (Silva & al. 1996), Mauritius (Silva & al. 1996), Morocco (Gallardo & al. 1993, Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001, Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001), Mozambique (Bandeira, António & Critchley 2001), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva & al. 1996, Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005), Tunisia (Gallardo & al. 1993).

Indian Ocean Islands: Andaman Islands (Silva & al. 1996), Nicobar Islands (Silva & al. 1996), Réunion (Silva & al. 1996), Rodrigues Island (Silva & al. 1996, De Clerck & al. 2004).

Middle East: Turkey (Gallardo & al. 1993).

South-west Asia: India (Sahoo et al. 2001, Gupta 2012), Pakistan (Silva & al. 1996), Sri Lanka (Silva & al. 1996).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Silva & al. 1996), Singapore (Silva & al. 1996).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Papua New Guinea (Coppejans & al. 2001).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Samoan Archipelago (Skelton & South 1999).

Source of current name
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Key references
Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.

Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 June 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (1999). Extensive intraspecific morphological variation in Enteromorpha muscoides (Chlorophyta) revealed in molecular analysis. Journal of Phycology 35: 575-586, 28 figs, 2 tables.

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