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Phyllodictyon anastomosans (Harvey) Kraft & M.J.Wynne

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Boodleaceae
Genus Phyllodictyon


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Phyllodictyon anastomosans (Harvey) Kraft & M.J.Wynne
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de filamentos Foto: Ángel Moreira..

Phyllodictyon anastomosans (Harvey) Kraft & M.J.Wynne
Hawaii; scale 500 µm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Phyllodictyon anastomosans (Harvey) Kraft & M.J.Wynne
KwaZulu-Natal. Heroen Verbruggen. © Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com).

Phyllodictyon anastomosans (Harvey) Kraft & M.J.Wynne


Phyllodictyon anastomosans (Harvey) Kraft & M.J.Wynne KwaZulu-Natal
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Publication details
Phyllodictyon anastomosans (Harvey) Kraft & M.J.Wynne 1996: 139, figs 16-25

Published in: Kraft, G.T. & Wynne, M.J. (1996). Delineation of the genera Struvea Sonder and Phyllodictyon J.E. Gray (Cladophorales, Chlorophyta). Phycological Research 44: 129-143, 28 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllodictyon is Phyllodictyon pulcherrimum J.E.Gray.

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

Cladophora anastomosans Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Fremantle, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 798). Type: W.H. Harvey; TCD Alg. Austal. Exsicc. no. 582a (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 60).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), anastomosing.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cladophora anastomosans Harvey 1859
Pterodictyon anastomosans (Harvey) J.E.Gray 1866
Struvea anastomosans (Harvey) Piccone & Grunow ex Piccone 1884

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Struvea delicatula Kützing 1866
Struvea tenuis Zanardini 1878
Struvea delicatula var. caracasana Grunow ex Murray & Boodle 1888
Struvea anastomosans var. caracasana (Grunow ex Murray & Boodle) Collins 1909
Struvea multipartita Pilger 1920

Habitat notes
Widespread in most warm waters and warm-temperate seas. At 3 m depth (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (18 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2004). Crystalline cell inclusions: a new diagnostic character in the Cladophorophyceae (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 43: 189-203.

Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2004). New records and notes on marine benthic algae of American Samoa - Chlorophyta & Phaeophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 291-312.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Created: 08 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry

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Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2007). Morphological re-assessment of the Boodlea composita-Phyllodictyon anastomosans species complex (Siphonocladales: Chlorophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 20: 161-185.

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