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Aegagropila cornea var. verticillata Kützing 1845

Publication details
Aegagropila cornea var. verticillata Kützing 1845: 220

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Aegagropila is Aegagropila linnaei Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrocladus echinus (Biasoletto) Boedeker

Type information
Type locality: Venice (Hoek 1963: 48). Type: L 937/278/393 (Hoek 1963: 48).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1985).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
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.

Key references
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

Created: 04 April 2003 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 20 January 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 May 2021.

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