Enteromorpha intestinalis (Linnaeus) Nees 1820
Ulva intestinalis LinnaeusGroton, Connecticut, USA; mid intertidal pools - 13 September 2007. Courtnay Janiak (email@example.com)
Enteromorpha intestinalis (Linnaeus) Nees 1820: Index 
Published in: Nees, C.G. (1820). Horae physicae Berolinenses collectae ex symbolis virorum doctorum H. Linkii...; edicuravit Christianus Godof. Nees ab Esenbeck.. pp. [i-xii], 1-123, , 27 pls. Bonnae [Bonn]: Sumtibus Adolphi Marcus.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Enteromorpha.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva intestinalis Linnaeus.
Ulva intestinalis Linnaeus
Type locality: Woolwich, London, England?; (Hayden & al. 2003: 289) Lectotype: Dillenius (1742: pl. 9: fig. 7) (epitype) OXF; (Yoshida 1998) Notes: Blomster et al. (1999) select a lectotype (epitype) of Dillenius (1742: pl. 9: fig. 7); see also Hayden et al. (2003: 289). Type locality: 'in Mari omni' (South & Skelton, 2003).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), relating to or found in the intestines (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 24 March 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 February 2023