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Monostroma undulatum Wittrock 1866

Publication details
Monostroma undulatum Wittrock 1866: 46, pl. III: fig. 9

Published in: Wittrock, V.B. (1866). Försök till en Monographie öfver Algslägtet Monostroma. pp. 1-66, IV plates, folded scheme [= 14 figs]. Stockholm: Akademisk Afhandling.
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Publication date: 23 May 1866

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Monostroma is Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Protomonostroma undulatum (Wittrock) K.L.Vinogradova

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wavy.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Monostroma undulatum Wittrock)
Japanese: Hida-hitoe (Tokida 1954).

Type information
Type locality: Nordland islands, Norway, on Corallina officinalis (Wittrock 1866: 46). Notes: Location of type unknown (Brodie, Maggs & John 2007: 37).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Monostroma undulatum Wittrock)
Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Caram & Jónsson 1972).

Europe: Britain (Batters 1902, Newton 1931, Burrows 1991), Faroe Islands (Irvine 1982), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Norway (Jaasund 1965, Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001).

South America: Argentina (Boraso de Zaixso 2004).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Papenfuss 1964).

Source of current name
Vinogradova, K.L. (1969). K. sistematike poryadka Ulvales (Chlorophyta) s.l. A contribution to the taxonomy of the order Ulvales. Botanicheskij Zhurnal SSSR 54: 1347-1355, one un-numbered figure. [in Russian with English title and summary]

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Verified by: 01 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry

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Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. [Boraso, A.L.] (1977). Reproducción de Ulvales de Puerto Deseado (Prov. de Sta. Cruz, Rep. Argentina). II. Monostroma undulatum Wittrock. Physis Secciones A 36(92): 1-7, 3 pls.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 January 2021.

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