Cladophora falcata , nom. illeg. 1848
Cladophora falcata Harvey 1848: pl. CCXVI, nom. illeg.
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1848). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. text with plates, pls CXLV-CCXVI [145-216]. London: Reeve & Benham.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora laetevirens (Dillwyn) Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a sickle.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: Rocks outside Dingle Harbour, Kerry: Harvey; Jersey: Miss White (Hoek 1963: 129). Lectotype: W.H. Harvey; 1845; intertidal rocks. TCD (Hoek 1963: 129). Notes: Lectotype from Dingle selected by van den Hoek (1963: 129). Isotype in L 937.281.402 (van den Hoek, 1963).
Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, -248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Created: 23 May 2003 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 30 June 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 August 2020.