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Taxonomy Detail

Family Scytosiphonaceae

Scytosiphonaceae Farlow, 1881: 15, 62.

Type of name: Scytosiphon C.Agardh, 1820, nom. cons.

Source: Silva, P.C. (1980). Names of classes and families of living algae: with special reference to their use in the Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Regnum Vegetabile 103: 1-156.

Original publication: Farlow, W.G. (1881 '1882'). The marine algae of New England. In: Report of the U.S. Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries for 1879. ( Eds), pp. 1-210. Washington:

Taxonomic notes:

Incl. Chnoosporaceae Setchell & N.L. Gardner (1925) (Silberfeld et al., 2014).

Key References
Silberfeld, T., Rousseau, F. & Reviers, B. de (2014). An updated classification of brown algae (Ochrophyta, Phaeophyceae). Cryptogamie Algologie 35(2): 117-156.

(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Aguilar-Rosas, R., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Cho, G.Y. & Boo, S.M. (2006). First record of Scytosiphon gracilis Kogame (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae) for the Pacific coast of Mexico. Algae 21(1): 11-13, 3 figs.

Azaola, A., Bellissimo, G. & Rull Luch, J. (2009). Anhfeltiopsis devoniensis (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyceae) y Petalonia zosterifolia (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae) en las costas de Catalunya. Algas, Bol. Soc. Esp. Ficología 42: 15.

Balakrishnan, M.S. & Kinkar, V.N. (1985). Cytological studies on some Indian Scytosiphonaceae. Seaweed Research and Utilisation 7: 85-93, 42 figs.

Bird, C.J. & Edelstein, T. (1978). Investigations of the marine algae of Nova Scotia XIV. Colpomenia peregrina Sauv. (Phaeophyta: Scytosiphonaceae). Proc. N. S. Inst. Sci. 28: 181-187.

Blackler, H. (1981). Some algal problems with special reference to Colpomenia peregrina and other members of the Scytosiphonaceae. British Phycological Journal 16: 133.

Boo, S.-M. (2010). Scytosiphonaceae, Petrospongiaceae. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 1. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ectocarpales. Marine brown algae I. (Kim, H.-S. & Boo, S.-M. Eds), pp. [155]-185. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Boo, S.M., Lee, K.M., Cho, G.Y. & Nelson, W. (2011). Colpomenia claytonii sp. nov. (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae) based on morphology and mitochondrial cox3 sequences. Botanica Marina 54(2): 159-167.

Boone, P.W. & Kapraun, D.F. (1989). Developmental studies of three Scytosiphonaceae (Phaeophyta) from North Carolina. Cryptogamic Botany 1: 15-25.

Cho, G.-Y. Kogame, K. & Boo, Y.-M. (2006). Molecular phylogeny of the family Scytosiphonaceae (Phaeophyceae). Algae 12(2): 175-183, 3 figs, 2 tables.

Cho, G.Y., Boo, S.M., Nelson, W. & Clayton, M.N. (2005). Genealogical partitioning and phylogeography of Colpomenia peregrina (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae), based on plastid rbcL and nuclear ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer sequences. Phycologia 44: 103-111.

Cho, G.Y., Choi, D.W., Kim, M.S. & Boo, S.M. (2009). Sequence repeats enlarge the internal transcribed spacer 1 region of the brown alga Colpomenia sinuosa (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae). Phycological Research 57(3): 242-250.

Cho, G.Y., Kogame, K., Kawai, H. & Boo, S.M. (2007). Genetic diversity of Scytosiphon lomentaria (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae) from the Pacific and Europe based on RuBisCO large subunit and spacer, and ITS nrDNA sequences. Phycologia 46(6): 657-665.

Cho, G.Y., Yang, E.C., Lee, S.H. & Boo, S.M. (2002). First description of Petalonia zosterifolia and Scytosiphon gracilis (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae) from Korea with special reference to nrDNA ITS sequence comparisons. Algae 17(3): 135-144, 12 figs, 4 tales.

Clayton, M.N. & Beakes, G.W. (1983). Effects of fixatives on the ultrastructure of physodes in vegetative cells of Scytosiphon lomentaria (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyta). Journal of Phycology 19: 4-16.

Clayton, M.N. (1979). The life history and sexual reproduction of Colpomenia peregrina (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyta) in Australia. British Phycological Journal 14: 1-10.

Clayton, M.N. (1980). Observations on the factors controlling the reproduction of two common species of brown algae, Colpomenia peregrina and Scytosiphon sp. (Scytosiphonaceae), in Victoria. Proc. Roy. Soc. Vict. 92: 113-118.

Clayton, M.N. (1980). Sexual reproduction - a rare occurrence in the life history of the complanate form of Scytosiphon (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyta) from southern Australia. British Phycological Journal 15: 105-118.

Clayton, M.N. (1981). Correlated studies on seasonal changes in the sexuality, growth rate, and longevity of complanate Scytosiphon (Scytosiphonaceae: Phaeophyta) from southern Australia growing in situ. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 51: 87-96.

Clayton, M.N. (1981). Experimental analysis of the life history of the complanate form of Scytosiphon (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyta) in southern Australia. Phycologia 20: 358-364.

Clayton, M.N. (1984). An electron microscope study of gamete release and settling in the complanate form of Scytosiphon (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyta). Journal of Phycology 20: 276-285.

Fletcher, R.L. (1974). Studies on the brown algal families Ralfsiaceae and Scytosiphonaceae. British Phycological Journal 9: 218.

Fletcher, R.L., Munda, I.M. & Vukovic, A. (1988). Compsonema saxicolum (Kuckuck) Kuckuck and Microspongium gelatinosum Reinke (Scytosiphonaceae, Fucophyceae): Two new records from the Mediterranean. Botanica Marina 31: 1-8.

Hoshino, M., Okino, T. & Kogame, K. (2019). Parthenogenetic female populations in the brown alga Scytosiphon lomentaria (Scytosiphonaceae, Ectocarpales): decay of a sexual trait and acquisition of sexual traits . Journal of Phycology 55(1): 204-213.

Huisman, J.M., Boo, G.H. & Boo, S.M (2018). The genus Rosenvingea (Phaeophyceae: Scytosiphonaceae) in south-west Australia, with the description of Rosenvingea australis. Botanica Marina 61(4): 373-382.

Kapraun, D.F. & Boone, P.W. (1987). Karyological studies of three species of Scytosiphonaceae (Phaeophyta) from coastal North Carolina. Journal of Phycology 23: 318-322.

Kepel, A.A. (2001). A new species of genus Hapterophycus Setch. et Gardn. (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyta) from Peter the Great Bay (Sea of Japan). Algologia 11(4): 462-469, 5 fig.

Kimura, K., Nagasato, C., Kogame, K. & Motomura, T. (2010). Disappearance of male mitochondrial DNA after the four-cell stage in sporophytes of the isogamous brown alga Scytosiphon lomentaria (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 46(1): 143-152.

Kogame, K., Kurihara, A., Cho, G.Y, Lee, K.M., Sherwood, A.R. & Boo, S.M. (2011). Petalonia tatewakii sp. nov. (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae) from the Hawaiian Islands. Phycologia 50(5): 563-573.

Kogame, K., Uwai, S., Shimada, S. & Masuda, M. (2005). A study of sexual and asexual populations of Scytosiphon lomentaria (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae) in Hokkaido, northern Japan, using molecular markers. European Journal of Phycology 40: 313-322.

Kraft, G.T. & Abbott, I.A. (2003). Hydroclathrus (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae): conspectus of the genus and proposal of new species from Australia and Hawaii. Phycological Research 51(4): 244-258.

Lee, K.M., Hong, D.D. & Boo, S.M. (2014). Phylogenetic relationships of Rosenvingea (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae) from Vietnam based on cox3 and psaA sequences. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 29(4): 289-297.

Lee, K.M., Mansilla, A, Nelson, W.A. & Boo, S.M. (2012). Colpomenia durvillei (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae): its distribution and relationships with other elongate species of the genus. Botanica Marina 55(4): 367-375.

McDevit, D.C. & Saunders, G.W. (2017). A molecular investigation of Canadian Scytosiphonaceae (Phaeophyceae) including descriptions of Planosiphon gen. nov. and Scytosiphon promiscuus sp. nov. Botany 95: 653–671, 10 figs, 2 tables.

Parente, M.I., Neto, A.I. & Fletcher, R.L. (2003). Morphology and life history of Scytosiphon lomentaria (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae) from the Azores. Journal of Phycology 39: 353-359.

Parente, M.I., Neto, A.I. & Fletcher, R.L. (2003). Morphology and life history studies of Endarachne binghamiae (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyta) from the Azores. Aquatic Bot. 76: 106-109.

Perez-Cirera, J.L., Cremades, J. & Bárbara, I. (1991). Consideraciones sobre Scytosiphon dotyi Wynne (Scytosiphonaceae, Fucophyceae), novedad para las costas de la Península Ibérica. Anales Jardín Botánico de Madrid 49(1): 135-138, 2 figs.

Santiañez, W.J.E. & Wynne, M.J. (2018). Evidence for the treatment of Talarodictyon tilesii as an older taxonomic synonym of Hydroclathrus stephanosorus (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae). Phycological Research : [1-4], 1 fig., 1 table.

Santiañez, W.J.E. Kogame, K. (2017). Transfer of Petalonia filiformis (Batters) Kuntze to the genus Planosiphon McDevit & G.W.Saunders (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae). Notulae Algarum 40: 1-3, 1 fig.

Santiañez, W.J.E., Lee, K.M., Uwai, S., Kurihara, A., Geraldino, P.J.L., Ganzon-Fortes, E.T., Boo, S.M. & Kogame, K. (2018). Untangling nets: elucidating the diversity and phylogeny of the clathrate brown algal genus Hydroclathrus, with the description of a new genus Tronoella (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 57(1): 61-78.

Santiañez, W.J.E., Macaya, E.C., Lee, K.M., Cho, G.Y., Boo, S.M. & Kogame, K. (2018). Taxonomic reassessment of the Indo-Pacific Scytosiphonaceae (Phaeophyceae): Hydroclathrus rapanuii sp. nov. and Chnoospora minima from Easter Island, with proposal of Dactylosiphon gen. nov. and Pseudochnoospora gen. nov.. Botanica Marina 61(1): 47-64.

Semir, J (1977). Aspectos da morfologia e biologia de Colpomenia sinuosa (Scytosiphonaceae - Phaeophyta) na região de Ubatuba, SPDissertação de Mestrado em Botânica, Universidade de São Paulo. pp. i-iv, 1-102, 102 figs. São Paulo: Universidade de São Paulo.

Taskin, E. (2012). First report of the alien brown alga Scytosiphon dotyi M.J. Wynne (Phaeophyceae, Scytosiphonaceae) in Turkey. Mediterranean Marine Science 13: 33-35.

Toste, M.F., Parente, M.I., Neto, A.I. & Fletcher, R.L. (2003). Life history of Colpomenia sinuosa (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae) in the Azores. Journal of Phycology 39: 1268-1274.

West, J.A., Zuccarello, G.C., Ganesan, E.K. & Loiseaux de Goër, S. (2015). Investigations into Iyengaria, a poorly known genus of the Scytosiphonaceae (Phaeophyceae) and description of a new species Iyengaria quadriseriata. Phykos 45(2): 43-50, 3 figs.

West1, J.A., Zuccarello, G.C., Pedroche, F.F. & Loiseaux de Goër, S. (2010). Rosenvingea orientalis (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae) from Chiapas, Mexico: life history in culture and molecular phylogeny. Algae 25: 187-195.

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