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Ulva scandinavica Bliding, nom. inval. 1969

Publication details
Ulva scandinavica Bliding 1969: 554, figs 11, 12, nom. inval.

Published in: Bliding, C. (1969 '1968'). A critical survey of European taxa in Ulvales, Part II. Ulva, Ulvaria, Monostroma, Kornmannia. Botaniska Notiser 121: 535-629, 47 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Type information
Type locality: "Sweden, West Coast, Kristineberg" (Bliding 1969: 554). Holotype: C. Bliding?; Oct. 1959; LD (Bliding 1969: 554). Notes: "Holotypus in Bot. Mus. Univ. Lund."

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), from or pertaining to Scandinavia.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi (2014: 113) consider this name invalid as Bliding did not indicate a type. However, INA accepts the name as valid saying that Bliding indicated a type in Lund. - (1 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Loughnane & al. (2008) synonymise this name with Ulva rigida, which requires further investigation. - (5 Jan 2021) - M.D. Guiry

Distributional notes
Mediterranean records require confirmation (Gallardo et al. 1993).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hoeksema, B.W. & Hoek, C. van den (1983). The taxonomy of Ulva (Chlorophyceae) from the coastal region of Roscoff (Brittany, France). Botanica Marina 26: 65-86, 31 figs.

Loughnane, C.J., McIvor, L.M., Rindi, F., Stengel, D.B. & Guiry, M.D. (2008). Morphology, rbcL phylogeny and distribution of distromatic Ulva (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) in Ireland and southern Britain. Phycologia 47: 416-429.

Shimada, S., Hiraoka, M., Nabata, S., Lima, M. & Masuda, M. (2003). Molecular phylogenetic analyses of the Japanese Ulva and Enteromorpha (Ulvales, Ulvophyceae), with special reference to the free-floating Ulva. Phycological Research 51(2): 99-108.

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Battelli, C. & Tan, I.H. (1998). Ulva scandinavica Bliding, (Chlorophyta): a new species for the Adriatic Sea. Annales: Annals for Istran and Mediterranean Studies 13: 121-124, 3 figs.

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