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

Cladophora albida (Nees) Kutzing, 1843

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CladophoraKützing, 1843accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): bleikgrønndusk sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: bleg vandhår sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: bleikgrønndusk sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: bleikgrønndusk
 Norwegian Nynorsk: bleikgrøndusk
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): bleikgrøndusk


original description

Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Brockhaus: Lipsiae (Leipzig), Germany. xxxii, 459 pp.

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


additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Sears, J.R. (ed.). 1998. NEAS keys to the benthic marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America from Long Island Sound to the Strait of Belle Isle. Northeast Algal Society. 163 p.

additional source

South, G. R. and I. Tittley. 1986. A checklist and distributional index of the benthic marine algae of the North Atlantic Ocean. Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. 76 p.

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).

additional source

Fredericq, S., T. O. Cho, S. A. Earle, C. F. Gurgel, D. M. Krayesky, L. E. Mateo-Cid, A. C. Mendoza-González, J. N. Norris, and A. M. Suárez. 2009. Seaweeds of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 187–259 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. I. Biodiversity, pp. 187-259. Texas A&M Univ. Press.




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External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (62 publications)
Barcode of Life
GenBank (23 nucleotides; 4 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Cladophora albida (Nees) Kutzing, 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:145033




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