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Vaucheria intermedia Nordstedt

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Xanthophyceae
Order Vaucheriales
Family Vaucheriaceae
Genus Vaucheria


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Vaucheria intermedia Nordstedt
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).


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Vaucheria intermedia Nordstedt Northern California
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Publication details
Vaucheria intermedia Nordstedt 1879: 179

Published in: Nordstedt, C.F.O. (1879). Algologiska småsaker. 2. Botaniska Notiser 1879: 177-190.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Vaucheria is Vaucheria disperma A.P.de Candolle.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), intermediate (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Type information
Landskrona, Sweden (Christensen 1987: 19). Lectotype: LD (Christensen 1987: 19). Notes: The type material is a mixture of V. intermedia and V. coronata (Christensen 1987: 19).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Vaucheria intermedia Nordstedt)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Nielsen & al. 1995, Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), Britain (Parke & Dixon 1976, Christensen 1987, Hardy & Guiry 2003), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Ireland (Christensen 1987, Guiry 2012), Norway (Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Spain (Calvo, Bárbara & Cremades 1999, Calvo & Bárbara 2002, Bárbara & al., 2003, Calvo & Bárbara 2004), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

North America: Massachusetts (MA) (Taylor 1957), Washington (WA) (Scagel & al. 1989).

Key references
Brown, H.J. (1929). The algal family Vaucheriaceae. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 48(1): 86-118.

Christensen, T. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 4. Tribophyceae (Xanthophyceae). pp. [i]-viii, 1-36, 8 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Venkataraman, G.S. (1961). Vaucheriaceae. pp. [i]-ix, [1]-112. New Delhi: Indian Council for Agricultural Research.

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M.D. Guiry in 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.

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