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Scinaia furcellata (Turner) J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Nemaliales
Family Scinaiaceae
Genus Scinaia

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Scinaia furcellata (Turner) J.Agardh
Numana, Ancona, Italy; 29 May 2014, in the subtidal zone at -2m depth (collector: Daniela Pica; identification: Fabio Rindi). . 27 Jun 2014. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi.

Scinaia furcellata (Turner) J.Agardh
Scinaia furcellata, middle intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Scinaia furcellata (Turner) J.Agardh
Scinaia furcellata, middle intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Scinaia furcellata (Turner) J.Agardh
North of Spain, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Scinaia furcellata (Turner) J.Agardh
North of Spain, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Scinaia furcellata (Turner) J.Agardh
North of Spain, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Scinaia furcellata (Turner) J.Agardh
North of Spain, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Scinaia furcellata (Turner) J.Agardh
North of Spain, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Scinaia furcellata (Turner) J.Agardh
North of Spain, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Scinaia furcellata (Turner) J.Agardh
Peinzás, Lugo, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Scinaia furcellata (Turner) J.Agardh North of Spain, 2010
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Publication details
Scinaia furcellata (Turner) J.Agardh 1851: 422

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 1. pp. 337 [bis]-351 [bis] 352-506. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scinaia is Scinaia forcellata Bivona-Bernardi.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Ulva furcellata Turner

Type information
Type locality: Sheringham, Norfolk, England (Turner 1801: 301). Holotype: BM 000774967 (Athanasiadis 2016: 154).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), forked; having a small notch at apex (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva furcellata Turner 1801
Chondria furcellata (Turner) C.Agardh 1817
Halymenia furcellata (Turner) C.Agardh 1821
Dumontia furcellata (Turner) Bory 1834
Ginnania furcellata (Turner) Zanardini 1843
Myelomium furcellatum (Turner) Kützing 1843

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus pseudocrispus Clemente 1807
Fucus trigonus Clemente 1807
Scinaia forcellata Bivona-Bernardi 1822
Halymenia trigona (Clemente) C.Agardh 1822
Halymenia furcellata var. cartilaginea C.Agardh 1822
Myelomium pulvinatum Kützing 1843
Ginnania pulvinata (Kützing) Kützing 1845
Scinaia trigona (Clemente) Trevisan 1848
Halarachnion trigonum (Clemente) Kützing 1849
Ginnania furcellata var. prolifera Kützing 1866
Isymenia trigona (Clemente) J.Agardh 1899
Scinaia pulvinata (Kützing) Trevisan 1948
Scinaia forcellata subsp. scandinavica Maggs & Guiry 1982
Scinaia pseudocrispa (Clemente) M.J.Wynne 1989
Scinaia pseudocrispa subsp. scandinavica (Maggs & Guiry) M.J.Wynne 1989
Scinaia furcellata subsp. scandinavica (Maggs & Guiry) Athanasiadis 1996

Nomenclatural notes
See Silva, Basson & Moe (1996) regarding the specific epithet.

Distributional notes
Record from W. Baltic refers to an unnatached specimen only (Nielsen et al., 1995).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Scinaia furcellata (Turner) J.Agardh)
English: Southern Scinà's Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).

Description
Cylindrical, gelatinous but firm, clear pink to purplish-red fronds, 10 mm wide, 250 mm long, dichotomously branched from small discoid base. Constiction at irregular intervals in mature plants.

Habitat
On stones, shells and maërl in the subtidal (30 m) of western coasts north to Galway, mainly in clear, unpolluted water. Not common.

Key characteristics
Firmly gelatinous with cylindircal thallus and occasional constrictions.

Similar species
S. interrupta is smaller, darker in colour and mature plants are not constricted.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Huvé, P. (1970). Un groupement fortuit de Rhodophycées intéressantes dans une calanque marseillaise. Bulletin. Société Phycologique de France 15: 17-20.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Okamura, K. (1907). Icones of Japanese Algae. Vol. I pp. 1-22, pls I-V. Tokyo: published by the author.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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

Baardseth, E. (1941). Scinaia furcellata and Desmarestia ligulata in Norway. Nytt Mag. Naturvidensk. 82: 121-122.
Boillot, A. (1968). Sur l'existence d'un tétrasporophyte dans le cycle de Scinaia furcellata (Turner) Bivona, Némalionales. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. Série D 266(Sér. D.): 1831-1832.
Boillot, A. (1969). Sur le développement des tétraspores et l'édification du gamétophyte chez Scinaia furcellata (Turner) Bivona, Rhodophycées (Némalionales). Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. Série D Sér. D., 268: 273-275.
Gertz, O. (1926). Scinaia furcellata (Turn.) Biv. En ny representant för Västkustens algflora. Botaniska Notiser 1926: 204.
Svedelius, N. (1915). Zytologisch-entwicklungsgeschichtliche Studien über Scinaia furcellata. Ein Beitrag zur Frage de Reduktionsteilung der Nicht Tetrasporenbildenden Florideen. Nov. Acta Reg. Soc. Sci. Ups. 4: 1-55. [in German]

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