Enteromorpha intestinalis subsp. compressa (Linnaeus) M.W.R.N.de Silva & E.M.Burrows 1973

Ulva compressa Linnaeus

Current name: Ulva compressa Linnaeus
Black Hd., Co. Clare, Ireland; upper-shore sandy rock - 16 March 2006. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Enteromorpha intestinalis subsp. compressa (Linnaeus) M.W.R.N.de Silva & E.M.Burrows 1973: 903

Published in: Silva, M.W.R.N. de & Burrows, E.M. (1973). An experimental assessment of the status of the species Entermorpha intestinalis (L.) Link and Enteromorpha compressa (L.) Grev. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 53: 895-904.

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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 compressa Linnaeus.

Basionym
Ulva compressa Linnaeus

Type Information
Type locality: "Habitat in Europae mari & tectis maritimis" [Probably Bognor, Sussex, England]; (Hayden & al. 2003: 289) Lectotype: Dillenius (1742: pl. 9: fig. 8) (epitype) OXF; (Hayden & al. 2003: 289) Notes: Northern Europe (Lipkin & Silva 2002).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), relating to or found in the intestines (Stearn 1973).

Created: 31 May 2001 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 March 2006

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 March 2006. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 March 2024

 
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