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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca Linnaeus, 1753 
AphiaID: 145984

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlantae (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChlorophyta (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlvophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlvales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlvaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva Linnaeus, 1753
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva Linnaeus, 1753
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycoseris fasciata (Delile) Montagne, 1856 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllona lactuca (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers, 1780 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva crassa Kjellman, 1877 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva fasciata Delile, 1813 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva fenestrata Postels & Ruprecht, 1840 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca f. fasciata (Delile) Hering, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca f. stipitata (Areschoug) Kylin, 1907 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactucaefolia S.F.Gray, 1821 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva stipitata Areschoug, 1850 (synonym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas ad genera relatas cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Stockholm. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsøsalat  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzeesla  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsea lettuce  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorulveUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsaladeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlaitue de mer  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMeersalat  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavsalat  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavsalat  [details]
Direct child
taxa (15)

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 Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca f. laciniata (J.Agardh) De Toni, 1889
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca var. bullosa Hornemann
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca var. crispa P.J.L.Dangeard
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca var. lacinulata (Kützing) W.R.Taylor, 1960
Variety Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) Hariot
Variety Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca var. latissima (C.Linnaeus) T.Edmondston
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca var. macrogyna Reinsch, 1890
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca var. pulvinata (O.C.Schmidt) Lami, 1969

Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca var. perforata Rodríguez y Femenías, 1889 (nomen dubium)

Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca f. fasciata (Delile) Hering, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva fasciata Delile, 1813 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca f. lacinulata (Kützing) Hauck, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca var. lacinulata (Kützing) W.R.Taylor, 1960
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca f. pulvinata Schmidt, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca var. pulvinata (O.C.Schmidt) Lami, 1969
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca f. stipitata (Areschoug) Kylin, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) A.P.De Candolle, 1805 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaccharina latissima (Linnaeus) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders, 2006
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca var. rigida (C.Agardh) Le Jolis, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida C.Agardh, 1823
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mexico
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMexico (introduced: alien) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Turkey
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTurkey (introduced: origin unknown[details]
United States
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCalifornia (introduced: alien) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited States (introduced: alien) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBredene [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDe Panne [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDuinbergen [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKoksijde [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostduinkerke [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpuikom [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBoulogne, Pointe de la Creche [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPointe aux Oies (point) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPointe du Nid de Corbet [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndian Ocean [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin [details]
Netherlands
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeeland [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Wadden Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWadden Sea [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (111 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (486 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (239 nucleotides; 142 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:77474 [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Turkey (Nation) : Fisheries: accidental with deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Turkey (Nation) : Shipping [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet photosynthetic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Long Island Sound to Strait of Belle Isle [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat open coast attached to any hard substrata or epiphytic in tide pools, low littoral to sublittoral to 24 m; also may form extensive free floating mats on muddy or silted bottoms in protected bays and shallow estuaries [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Green colour from Chlorophyll a and b. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction general for group: asexual reproduction may be by fission (splitting), fragmentation or by zoospores (motile spores). Sexual reproduction may be isogamous (gametes both motile and same size); anisogamous (both motile and different sizes-female bigger) or oogamous (female non-motile and egglike; male motile) [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145984
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Ulva lactuca. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=145984 on 2014-09-18
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