Cladophora penicillata Kützing 1853
Cladophora penicillata Kützing 1853: 27, pl. 95: fig. 2
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1853). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. III pp. 1-28, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora vagabunda (Linnaeus) Hoek.
Type locality: Naples; (Hoek 1963: 147) Type: L,; 937/281/324 (Hoek 1963: 147)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist'’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 11 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 26 December 2016
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 December 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 April 2023