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Phycoseris rigida (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Phycoseris

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Phycoseris rigida (C.Agardh) Kützing
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Phycoseris rigida (C.Agardh) Kützing
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Phycoseris rigida (C.Agardh) Kützing
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; lettuce-like plants on limpets: identification needs confirmation. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Phycoseris rigida (C.Agardh) Kützing
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Ría de A Coruña, 2004, intertidal. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Phycoseris rigida (C.Agardh) Kützing
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; epiphytic plants at low water. 30 Sep 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Phycoseris rigida (C.Agardh) Kützing
Black Hd., Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore rock pools. 16 Mar 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Ulva rigida C.Agardh Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on Corallina officinalis in shallow pool
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Phycoseris rigida (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843

Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Phycoseris.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva rigida C.Agardh

Basionym
Ulva rigida C.Agardh

Type information
[40]Type locality: Cádiz, Spain (Silva & al. 1996: 750). Type: LD herb. alg. Agardh, 14294 (Papenfuss 1960: 305). Notes: The syntype localities given in the original protologue were the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean and Black Seas, and the Cape of Good Hope. Papenfuss (1960: 305) lectotypified with a Cabrera specimen that has no locality information, but Papenfuss noted that Cabrera's material invariably came from Cádiz, Spain. Ricker (1987: 41), apparently in ignorance of Papenfuss's lectotypification, noted that a lectotype had been selected by R.B. Searles on 10 October 1975; it was a specimen from the Cape of Good Hope, but this lectotypification was not published. Womersley (1984: 144) gives the herbarium no. 14294, which is the Cabrera specimen from Cádiz, Spain.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rigid (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 16 May 2003 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2021.

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