Cladophora laetevirens (Dillwyn) Kützing 1843

Cladophora laetevirens (Dillwyn) Kützing

Current name: Cladophora laetevirens (Dillwyn) Kützing
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Publication Details
Cladophora laetevirens (Dillwyn) Kützing 1843: 267

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
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

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

Conferva laetevirens Dillwyn

Type Information
Type locality: "About Swansea, frequent" [Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales]; (Dillwyn 1809: 776) Neotype [designated by Hoek 1963: 128?]: BM; "1806, L.W.D., C. laetvirens" K, H 4351/60/6 (Hoek 1963: 128) Notes: For further details on the type/neotype refer to Hoek (1963:128). According to Womersley (1984: 200) the type is in BM (ex K).

Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), light green (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 10 March 2023

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