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Cladophora aegagropila var. linnaei (Kützing) Rabenhorst, nom. inval.

Classification:
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 aegagropila var. linnaei (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Lough Arrow, Ireland; 3 - 4m. 19 Feb 2018. Ger O'Donohoe (ger@mooregroup.ie). © Ger O'Donohoe Moore Group.

Cladophora aegagropila var. linnaei (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Lough Arrow, Ireland; 3 - 4m. 19 Feb 2018. Ger O'Donohoe (ger@mooregroup.ie). © Ger O'Donohoe Moore Group.

Cladophora aegagropila var. linnaei (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Lough Arrow, Ireland; 3 - 4m. 19 Feb 2018. Ger O'Donohoe (ger@mooregroup.ie). © Ger O'Donohoe Moore Group.

Cladophora aegagropila var. linnaei (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Red-cyan anaglyph showing small lake-ball in 3D. Collected by Diane Dobson Loch Watton Caithness Scotland. 13 Sep 2016. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Cladophora aegagropila var. linnaei (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Small lake ball, collected by Diane Dobson Loch Watton Caithness Scotland. 13 Sep 2016. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Cladophora aegagropila var. linnaei (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Lake balls. Portion of the ball-like structure showing the branched filaments. Collected by David John from a brackish-water loch, Loch Brugain, on South Uist, Outer Hebrides.. 27 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cladophora aegagropila var. linnaei (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Portion of the ball-like structure showing the branched filaments. Collected by David John from a brackish-water loch, Loch Brugain, on South Uist, Outer Hebrides.. 27 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cladophora aegagropila var. linnaei (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Panorama merge of several images showing branching. Collected by David John from a brackish-water loch, Loch Brugain, on South Uist, Outer Hebrides.. 27 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cladophora aegagropila var. linnaei (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Teased-out portion of ball; panorama merge of many images.Collected by David John from a brackish-water loch, Loch Brugain, on South Uist, Outer Hebrides.. 27 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cladophora aegagropila var. linnaei (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Lake balls. Teased-out portion of ball; panorama merge of several images. Collected by David John from a brackish-water loch, Loch Brugain, on South Uist, Outer Hebrides.. 27 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

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Aegagropila linnaei Kützing Surface view of a ball-like structure. Collected from North Ugic Water, Aberdeen, Scotland.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Cladophora aegagropila var. linnaei (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1868: 344, nom. inval.

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1868). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio III. Algae chlorophyllophyceas, melanophyceas et rhodophyceas complectens. pp. i-xx, 1-461, 51 figs. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.
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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 Aegagropila linnaei Kützing

Basionym
Aegagropila linnaei Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Sweden (Hoek 1963: 51). Type: L 938/303/280 (Hoek 1963: 51).

Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), a ball of hair or a concretion found in the stomach of the goat and other ruminants.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: typical variety must bear autonymic epithet [as Cladophora aegagropila [alpha] Linnaei]. - (4 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

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
Hanyuda, T., Wakana, I., Arai, S., Miyaji, K., Watano, Y. & Ueda, K. (2002). Phylogenetic relationships within Cladophorales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) inferred from 18S rRNA gene sequences with special reference to Aegagropila linnaei. Journal of Phycology 38: 564-571.

Created: 15 April 2003 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 04 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Boedeker, C. & Sviridenko, B.F. (2014). Cladophora koktschetavensis from Kazakhstan is a synonym of Aegagropila linnaei (Cladophorales, Chlorophyta) and fills the gap in the disjunct distribution of a widespread genotype. Aquatic Botany 101: 64-68, 1 fig.
Yoshii, Y., Hanyuda, T., Wakana, I., Miyaji, K., Arai, S., Ueda, K. & Inouye, I. (2004). Carotenoid compositions of Cladophora balls (Aegagropila linnaei) and some members of the Cladophorlaes (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta): their taxonomic and evolutionary implication. Journal of Phycology 40(6): 1170-1177, 3 figs, 3 tables.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2019.

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