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Cladophora flagelliformis Kützing 1849

Publication details
Cladophora flagelliformis Kützing 1849: 388

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flagelliform (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva virgata C.Agardh 1824
Conferva flagelliformis Suhr 1840
Cladophora virgata Kützing 1843
Lychaete flagelliformis (Kützing) Areschoug 1851

Nomenclatural notes
Treated as a new name, the supposed basionym, Conferva flagelliformis Suhr, is an illegitimate name. - (15 Jul 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cladophora virgata Kützing)
Subantarctic Islands: Auckland Islands (Papenfuss 1964).

(as Cladophora flagelliformis Kützing)
Atlantic Islands: Tristan da Cunha (Baardseth 1941).

Africa: Namibia (Wynne 1986, Rull Lluch 2002, John & al. 2004), South Africa (Silva & al. 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva & al. 1996).

Asia: South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Key references
Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2003). The marine species of Cladophora (Chlorophyta) from the South African east coast. Nova Hedwigia 76(1-2): 45-82.

Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.

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Verified by: 15 July 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 March 2021.

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