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Ulva acanthophora (Kützing) H.S.Hayden, Blomster, Maggs, P.C.Silva, Stanhope & Waaland 2003

Publication details
Ulva acanthophora (Kützing) H.S.Hayden, Blomster, Maggs, P.C.Silva, Stanhope & Waaland 2003: 288

Published in: Hayden, H.S., Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A., Silva, P.C., Stanhope, M.J. & Waaland, J.R. (2003). Linnaeus was right all along: Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera. European Journal of Phycology 38(3): 277-294.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Enteromorpha acanthophora Kützing

Type information
Bay of Islands, New Zealand (Hayden & al. 2003: 288). Type: J.D. Hooker; L 938.19.134 (Hayden & al. 2003: 288).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Ulva Section Enteromorpha

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Enteromorpha acanthophora Kützing 1849
Enteromorpha ramulosa var. acanthophora (Kützing) V.J.Chapman 1956

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Chávez-Sánchez, T., Piñón-Gimate, A., Melton, J.T., López-Bautista, J.M. & Casas-Valdez, M. (2019). First report, along with nomenclatural adjustments, of Ulva ohnoi, U. tepida and U. torta (Ulvaceae, Ulvales, Chlorophyta) from northwestern Mexico. Botanica Marina 62(2): 113-123.

Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

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