Cladophora penicillata Kützing 1853

Publication Details
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).

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Type Species
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) C.Hoek.

Type Information
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 1983).

General Environment
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 23 July 2024

 
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