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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida C.Agardh, 1823 
AphiaID: 145990

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlantae (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorViridaeplantae (Subkingdom) > 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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva Linnaeus, 1753
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida C.Agardh, 1823
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLetterstedtia petiolata J.Agardh, 1883 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycoseris gigantea var. perforata Kützing, 1849 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycoseris rigida (C.Agardh) Kützing, 1843 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycoseris ulva Sonder, 1845 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva armoricana P.Dion, B.de Reviers & G.Coat, 1998
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca var. rigida (C.Agardh) Le Jolis, 1863 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva petiolata (J.Agardh) Womersley, 1956 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva scandinavica Bliding, 1969
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva spathulata Papenfuss, 1960 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva thuretii B.Föyn, 1955 (synonym)
Sources  original description Agardh, C.A. (1823). Species algarum. Lund, Sweden [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorenciam de mar  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstijve zeesla  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsea lettuce  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlaitues de mer  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlechuga de mar  [details]
Direct child
taxa (13)

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 Forma Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida f. australis J.Agardh
Forma Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida f. capensis (Areschoug) J.Agardh
Forma Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida f. cribrosa J.Agardh
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida f. densa (Kjellman) Feldmann
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida f. lacinulata P.J.L.Dangeard
Forma Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida f. myriotrema (Kützing) J.Agardh
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida f. ostreata P.J.L.Dangeard
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida f. pacifica C.Agardh
Forma Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida f. rigida J.Agardh
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida f. tropica Jaasund, 1976
Variety Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida var. fimbriata (Welwitsch) J.Agardh, 1883
Variety Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida var. laciniata (Wulfen) J.Agardh

Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva rigida f. laciniata J.Agardh, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUlva lactuca f. laciniata (J.Agardh) De Toni, 1889
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEurope (origin: alien) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [from synonym] [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, Digue du Nord [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [from synonym] [view taxon] [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 editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndian Ocean [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [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 [from synonym] [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [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 editorNorth West Atlantic [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]
Links 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 (33 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (112 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (50 nucleotides; 41 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:77473 [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions up to 20 cm long but up to 1m when free-floating [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat intertidal zone and shallow sublittoral attached to any hard substrata or epiphytic, growing on the open coast or estuaries extending into brackish waters; low littoral to shallow sublittoral [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:145990
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Guiry, Michael D.
2010-12-13 10:09:16Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Ulva rigida C.Agardh, 1823. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2016). 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=145990 on 2016-09-25
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