Ulva rigida C.Agardh 1823
Ulva rigida C.AgardhSpain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009; TSIgnacio Bárbara (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ulva rigida C.Agardh 1823: 410
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1823). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [vii-viii], -531. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Publication date: early 1823
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Cádiz, Spain; (Silva & al. 1996: 750) Type: LD; herb. alg. Agardh, 14294 (Papenfuss 1960: 305) Notes: The syntype localities given in the original protologue were the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean and Black Seas, and the Cape of Good Hope. Papenfuss (1960: 305) lectotypified with a Cabrera specimen that has no locality information, but Papenfuss noted that Cabrera's material invariably came from Cádiz, Spain. Ricker (1987: 41), apparently in ignorance of Papenfuss's lectotypification, noted that a lectotype had been selected by R.B. Searles on 10 October 1975; it was a specimen from the Cape of Good Hope, but this lectotypification was not published. Womersley (1984: 144) gives the herbarium no. 14294, which is the Cabrera specimen from Cádiz, Spain.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), rigid (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 09 June 2022
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 June 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 September 2022