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Aegagropila membranacea (C.Agardh) Kützing 1854

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Pithophoraceae
Genus Aegagropila

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Aegagropila membranacea (C.Agardh) Kützing
Excicata identificada por W. R. Taylor. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso..

 

Publication details
Aegagropila membranacea (C.Agardh) Kützing 1854: 4, pl. 14

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1854). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. IV pp. i-xvi, 1-23, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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 Cladophoropsis membranacea (Hofman Bang ex C.Agardh) Børgesen

Basionym
Conferva membranacea Hofman Bang ex C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Ad insulam S. Crucis" (St Croix, Virgin Islands) (Silva & al. 1996: 793). Lectotype: unknown; LD 7287 (Leliaert & Coppejans 2006: 664). Notes: Leliaert & Coppejans (2006: 664) note that St. Croix is indicated as type locality in the original prologue. Several specimens of this species from that locality are present in LD; one of these, labeled 'Conf. membranacea Hoffm, Ins St. Crucis' from the Agardh herbarium, is indicated as lectotype.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Key references
Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2006). A revision of Cladophoropsis Børgesen (Siphonocladales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 45: 657-679.

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