Entocladia viridis Reinke 1879
Entocladia viridis Reinke 1879: 476, pl. VI : figs 6-9
Published in: Reinke, J. (1879). Zwei parasitische Algen. Botanische Zeitung 37: 473-478, Plate VI.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Entocladia.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulvella viridis (Reinke) R.Nielsen, C.J.O'Kelly & B.Wysor.
Type locality: Napoli, Italy; (Silva & al. 1996: 724) Type: on Derbesia [ = Pedobesia] lamourouxii; KIEL; (Womersley 1984: 133) Notes: "Type material could not be located, so, for the present, the species must be typified by the original figures of Reinke 1879" (O'’Kelly & Yarish (1981: 33). The name has been lectotypified by the original illustration (Reinke 1879, pl. VI: fig. 6, although the authors cited pl. "17") by Brodie, Maggs & John 2007: 117). However, it was already lectotypified by Burrows (1991: 113): original illustration (Reinke, 1879, fig. 6). [See also Nielsen et al. (2013: 53)]. Epitype designated (by Nielsen et al. 2013: 53): C: Cat 2456 (dried material of isolate RN 275478).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), green (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 18 October 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 October 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 March 2023