Ilea compressa (Linnaeus) Gaillon 1828

Ulva compressa Linnaeus

Current name: Ulva compressa Linnaeus
Trá na Reilige, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; uppershore rockpool; 10.5-mm lens - 28 June 2008. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Ilea compressa (Linnaeus) Gaillon 1828: 373

Published in: Gaillon, B. (1828). Résumé méthodique des classifications des Thalassiophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles, édition 2 [F. Cuvier] 53: 350-406, 3 tables.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ilea is Ilea fascia (O.F.Müller) Fries.

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), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 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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