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Willeella ordinata Børgesen 1930

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


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Willeella ordinata Børgesen
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Willeella ordinata Børgesen
KwaZulu-Natal. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Willeella ordinata Børgesen
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).


Publication details
Willeella ordinata Børgesen 1930: 155, figs 3, 4 a, b; pl. I [1]: fig. 1

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1930). Some Indian green and brown algae especially from the shores of the Presidency of Bombay. Journal of the Indian Botanical Society 9: 151-174, 10 figs, Plates I, II.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Willeella.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cladophora ordinata (Børgesen) C.Hoek 1982

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Willeella japonica Yamada & Segawa 1938

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Okha, Gujarat, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 787). Type: C

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Key references
Boedeker, C., Leliaert, F. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2016). Molecular phylogeny of the Cladophoraceae (Cladophorales, Ulvophyceae) with the resurrection of Acrocladus Nägeli and Willeella Børgesen, and the description of Lurbica gen. nov. and Pseudorhizoclonium gen. nov. Journal of Phycology 52(6): 905-928.

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.

Created: 08 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 18 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Krishnamurthy, V. (1960). Willeella ordinata Börgesen from Cape Comorin, South India. Phytomorphology 10: 234-238, 19 figs.
van den Hoek, C. & de Rios, N. (1972). Willeella ordinata Boergesen, 1930 (Chlorophyceae, Cladophoraceae): first record for America. Journal of Phycology 8: 207-208, 1 fig, 1 table.

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