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Cladophora mirabilis (C.Agardh) Rabenhorst

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Cladophoraceae
Genus Cladophora


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Cladophora mirabilis (C.Agardh) Rabenhorst
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).


Cladophora mirabilis (C.Agardh) Rabenhorst South Africa
© Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Cladophora mirabilis (C.Agardh) Rabenhorst in Hohenacker 1852: no. 53

Published in: Hohenacker, R.F. (1852). Algae marinae siccatae. Eine Sammlung europäischer und ausländischer Meeralgen in getrockneten Exemplaren mit einem kurzen Texte versehen von Prof. Dr. Kützing. pp. Nos 1-50, 51-100. Esslingen.

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 Lychaete mirabilis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Conferva mirabilis C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: South Africa: Cape of Good Hope (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Chamisso; (Silva 1996-to date

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), to be wondered at, wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary, admirable (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cladophora mirabilis (C.Agardh) Rabenhorst)
Africa: Namibia (Wynne 1986), South Africa (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997, Leliart et al. 2009).

Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2017). The reinstatement of Lychaete J.Agardh (Ulvophyceae, Cladophoraceae). Notulae Algarum 31: 1-4, 1 fig.

Key references
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: 12 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2020.

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