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Ulva laetevirens Areschoug 1854

Publication details
Ulva laetevirens Areschoug 1854: 370

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1854). Phyceae novae et minus cognitae in maribus extraeuropaeis collectae. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, series 3 1: 329-372.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva australis Areschoug

Type information
Type locality: In sinu Port Phillip, South Australia [Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia] (Areschoug 1854: 370).

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), light green (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
U. armoricana (100% match) (Kirkendale et al. 2013: table 1) - (15 May 2013) - Wendy Guiry

Distributional notes
Following Phillips (1998) most Mediterranean records of Ulva rigida should be referred to this species.

Habitat notes
Unlike U. rigida, this species is more abundant in areas where nutrient levels are low (Sfriso 2009). - (4 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hughey, J.R., Gabrielson, P.W., Maggs, C.A., Mineur, F. & Miller, K.A. (2020). Taxonomic revisions based on genetic analysis of type specimens of Ulva conglobata, U. laetevirens, U. pertusa and U. spathulata (Ulvales, Chlorophyta). Phycological Research 00: [1-6], 1 fig., 1 table.

Key references
Adams, N.M. (1994). Seaweeds of New Zealand. An Illustrated Guide. pp. [1-7], 8-360, 116 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Fort, A., McHale, M., Cascella, K., Potin, P., Usadel, B., Guiry, M.D. & Sulpice, R. (2021). Foliose Ulva species show considerable inter-specific genetic diversity, low intra-specific genetic variation, and the rare occurrence of inter-specific hybrids in the wild. Journal of Phycology 57(1): 219-233.

Kirkendale, L., Saunders, G.W. & Winberg, P. (2013). A molecular survey of Ulva (Chlorophyta) in temperate Australia reveals enhanced levels of cosmopolitanism. Journal of Phycology 49(1): 69-81.

Kraft, L.G., Kraft, G.T. & Waller, R.F. (2010). Investigations into southern Australian Ulva (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) taxonomy and molecular phylogeny indicate both cosmopolitanism and endemic cryptic species. Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1257-1277, 10 figs, 1 table.

Lee, H.W., Kang, J.C. & Kim, M.S. (2019). Taxonomy of Ulva causing blooms from Jeju Island, Korea with new species, Ulva pseud-ohnoi sp. nov. (Ulvales, Chlorophyta). Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 34(4): 253-266.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, 109 pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Miladi, R., Manghisi, A., Armeli Minicante, S.. Genovese, G., Abdelfkafi, S. & Morabito, M. (2018). A DNA barcoding survey of Ulva (Chlorophyta) in Tunisia and Italy reveals the presence of the overlooked alien U. ohnoi. Cryptogamie Algologie 39(1): 85-107.

Sfriso, A. (2011). Chlorophyta multicellulari e fanerogame acquatiche. Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-318, pls 1-94. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Created: 11 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 June 2021 by G.M. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Hughey, J.R., Gabrielson, P.W., Maggs, C.A., Mineur, F. & Miller, K.A. (2020). Taxonomic revisions based on genetic analysis of type specimens of Ulva conglobata, U. laetevirens, U. pertusa and U. spathulata (Ulvales, Chlorophyta). Phycological Research 00: [1-6], 1 fig., 1 table.
Sfriso, A. (2010). Coexistence of Ulva rigida and Ulva laetevirens (Ulvales, Chlorophyta) in Venice Lagoon and other Italian transitional and marine environments. Botanica marina 53: 9-18.

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