Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Chlorophyta > Class Ulvophyceae > Order Cladophorales > Family Cladophoraceae

Cladophora Kützing, 1843

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Cladophora albida (Nees) Kutzing, 1843
Cladophora battersii Hoek, 1963
Cladophora catenata (Linnaeus) Kützing, 1843
Cladophora coelothrix Kützing, 1843
Cladophora conferta P.L.Crouan & H.M.Crouan, 1865
Cladophora cymopoliae Børgesen, 1925
Cladophora dalmatica Kützing, 1843
Cladophora echinus (Biasoletto) Kützing, 1849
Cladophora feredayi Harvey, 1858
Cladophora flexuosa (O.F.Müller) Kützing, 1843
Cladophora fracta (O.F.Müller ex Vahl) Kützing, 1843
Cladophora globulina (Kützing) Kützing, 1845
Cladophora glomerata (Linnaeus) Kützing, 1843
Cladophora herpestica (Montagne) Kützing, 1849
Cladophora hutchinsiae (Dillwyn) Kützing, 1845
Cladophora inclusa Børgesen
Cladophora laetevirens (Dillwyn) Kützing, 1843
Cladophora lehmanniana (Lindenberg) Kützing, 1843
Cladophora liebetruthii Grunow, 1884
Cladophora liniformis Kützing, 1849
Cladophora michaelensis O.C.Schmidt, 1929
Cladophora nigrescens Zanardini ex Frauenfeld, 1855
Cladophora pachyderma (Kjellman) Brand, 1908
Cladophora parriaudii van den Hoek, 1963
Cladophora pellucida (Hudson) Kützing, 1843
Cladophora prolifera (Roth) Kützing, 1843
Cladophora pygmaea Reinke, 1888
Cladophora retroflexa (Bonnemaison ex P.L.Crouan & H.M.Crouan) G.Hamel, 1929
Cladophora ruchingeri (C.Agardh) Kützing, 1845
Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing, 1843
Cladophora sericea (Hudson) Kützing, 1843
Cladophora sivashensis C.Meyer, 1922
Cladophora socialis Kützing, 1849
Cladophora theotonii O.C.Schmidt, 1929
Cladophora vadorum (Areschoug) Kützing, 1849
Cladophora vagabunda (Linnaeus) Hoek, 1963
Cladophora weizenbauii O.C.Schmidt, 1929

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): grønndusk (slekt) sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: grønndusk (slekt) sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: grønndusk (slekt)
 Norwegian Nynorsk: grøndusk (slekt)
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): grøndusk (slekt)


basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source

Silva, C., P. Basson & R. Moe (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. Volume 79 of University of California Publications in Botany (ISBN 0-520-09810-2).

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Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Cladophora Kützing, 1843. 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). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:143996




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