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Ulva dactylifera Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1920

Publication details
Ulva dactylifera Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1920: 285-286, pl. 26: fig. 1

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.
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Publication date: "May 13, 1924"

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva taeniata (Setchell) Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: San Pedro, California, U.S.A. (Silva & al. 1996: 743). Notes: fide holotype specimen in UC

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva dactylifera Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
North America: California (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Stewart 1991), Gulf of California (Setchell & Gardner 1924, Dawson 1944), Mexico (Aguilar-Rosas & al. 2005).

Central America: Costa Rica (Fernández-García & al. 2011), Mexico (Pacific) (Pedroche & al. 2005).

South America: Ecuador (Taylor 1945), Galápagos Islands (Taylor 1945).

Middle East: Turkey (Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin & al. 2008 ).

South-west Asia: India (Silva & al. 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Gupta 2012).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Adams 1994).

Source of current name
Hayden, H.S. & Waaland, J.R. (2004). A molecular systematic study of Ulva (Ulvaceae, Ulvales) from the northeast Pacific. Phycologia 43: 364-382.

Key references
Adams, N.M. (1994). Seaweeds of New Zealand. An Illustrated Guide. pp. [1-7], 8-360, 116 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

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