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Cladophora clavuligera Grunow

Publication details
Cladophora clavuligera Grunow 1868: 40

Published in: Grunow, A. (1868 '1867'). Algae. In: Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Botanischer Theil. Erster Band. Sporenpflanzen. (Fenzl, E. et al. Eds), pp. 1-104. Wien [Vienna]: Aus der Kaiserlich Königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckeri in Commission bei Karl Gerold's Sohn.
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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 Aegagropilopsis clavuligera (Grunow) Boedeker

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

Habitat notes
Common freshwater alga, growing as small tufts on the shells of living freshwater snails or on masonry walls of garden ponds or wells (Silva et al. 1996: 770, 771 citing M. Balakrishnan 1961d; 35). - (23 Jul 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 770). Holotype: G. von Frauenfeld (Expedition Novara); on shell of freshwater gastropod. W 2010/2274 (Boedeker et al. 2012: 822).

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Source of current name
Boedeker, C., O'Kelly, C.J., Star, W. & Leliaert, F. (2012). Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of the Aegagropila clade (Cladophorales, Ulvophyceae), including the description of Aegagropilopsis gen. nov. and Pseudocladophora gen. nov. Journal of Phycology 48(3): 808-825.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2019.

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