Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Chlorophyta > Class Ulvophyceae > Order Ulvales > Family Ulvaceae > Genus Percursaria

Percursaria percursa (C.Agardh) Rosenvinge, 1893

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PercursariaBory de Saint-Vincent, 1823accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): tvetråd sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: tvillingtråd sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: tvetråd sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: tvetråd
 Norwegian Nynorsk: tvitråd
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): tvitråd


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

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

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

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.

additional source


additional source

ITIS database




Published in AlgaeBase

External Links

Barcode of Life (2 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (24 publications)
GenBank (8 nucleotides; 3 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Percursaria percursa (C.Agardh) Rosenvinge, 1893. 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:145979




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