Cladophora penicillata Meneghini 1844: 306
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora dalmatica Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist'’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Dalmatia (Hoek 1963: 187). Type: L, 937/281/472 (Hoek 1963: 187).
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
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: 09 June 2003 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 27 February 2020.