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Cladophora velutina Lindauer, nom. inval.

Publication details
Cladophora velutina Lindauer in W.A.Nelson & L.Phillips 1996: no. 154, nom. inval.

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 Wittrockiella salina V.J.Chapman

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), velvety, densely covered with short soft erect hairs (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: name distributed without a description in the ecsiccata Algae Novae-Zelanicae but later published as Wittrockiella salina V.J.Chapman (Nelson & Phillips 1996). - (16 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Source of synonymy
Nelson, W.A. & Phillips, L. (1996). The Lindauer legacy: current names for the Algae Novae-Zelanicae Exsiccatae. New Zealand Journal of Botany 34: 553-582.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 August 2017.

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