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Penicillus dumetosus (J.V.Lamouroux) Blainville

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Udoteaceae
Genus Penicillus

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Penicillus dumetosus (J.V.Lamouroux) Blainville
en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas. Foto: Ángel Fernández..

 

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Penicillus dumetosus (J.V.Lamouroux) Blainville en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas. Foto: Ángel Fernández.
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Publication details
Penicillus dumetosus (J.V.Lamouroux) Blainville 1830: 516

Published in: Blainville, H.M.D. de (1830). Zoophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles, Levrault 60: 1-546, 1 table.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Penicillus is Penicillus capitatus Lamarck.

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

Basionym
Nesaea dumentosa J.V.Lamouroux

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nesaea dumentosa J.V.Lamouroux 1816

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Penicillus clavatus P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1865
Penicillus longiarticulatus P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1865

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Penicillus dumetosus (J.V.Lamouroux) Blainville)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960, Schneider 2003).

North America: Florida (FL) (Taylor 1928, Taylor 1960, Dawes 1974, Collado-Vides et al 2005, Lam & Zechman 2006), Mexico (Tussenbroek et al. 2006), Mexico (Caribbean) (Taylor 1972).

Central America: Belize (Taylor 1960, Norris & Bucher 1982, Littler & Littler 1997), Panama (Kooistra 2002, Wysor & Kooistra 2003).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960), Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cayman Islands (Taylor 1960), Cuba (Taylor 1960, Suárez 2005, Díez García & Jover Capote 2011, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014, Martínez-Daranas et al. 2018), Hispaniola (Taylor 1960), Jamaica (Taylor 1960), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960, Taylor 1969), Martinique (Rodríguez-Prieto, Michanek & Ivon 1999, Delnatte & Wynne 2016), Puerto Rico (Taylor 1960), Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Colombia (Taylor 1960).

Key references
Blainville, H.M.D. de (1834). Manuel d'actinologie ou de zoophytologie, contenant 1.° Une histoire abrégée de cette partie de la zoologie, avec des considérations générales sur l'anatomie, la physiologie, les moeurs, les habitudes et les usages des Actinozoaires; 2.° Un système général d'Actinologie, tiré à la fois des animaux et de leurs parties solides ou polypiers; 3.° Un catalogue des principaux auteurs qui ont écrit sur ce sujet. Avec un atlas de 100 planches représentant une espèce de chaque genre et sous-genre. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-694, [i, err.], Atlas: 103 copper engravings by Prêtre ("pinxit"), Turpin ("direxit") and Massard ("sculpsit"). Paris & Strasbourg: F.G. Levrault.

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.

Kooistra, W.H.C.F. (2002). Molecular phylogenies of Udoteaceae (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) reveal nonmonophyly for Udotea, Penicillus and Chlorodesmis. Phycologia 41: 453-462.

Lam, D.W. & Zechman, F.W. (2006). Phylogenetic analyses of the Bryopsidales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on RUBISCO large subunit gene sequences. Journal of Phycology 42: 669-678.

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.

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References
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Wynne, M.J., Cabrera, R. & Alfonso, Y. (2009 '2008'). Report of the rare green alga Penicillus dumetosus f. expansus Børgesen from Cuba and the Bahamas. Caribbean Journal of Science 44: 419-442.

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