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Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Sphaerococcaceae
Genus Sphaerococcus

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Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse
Cabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain. 03 Sep 2011. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse
Cabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain. 14 Aug 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse
Cabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain. 08 Oct 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse
France, Mediterranean, Marseille, subtidal (3 m), 2011. 27 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 14 Jun 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse
Spain, North of Galicia, 2009, TS. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse
Spain, North of Galicia, 2009, TS. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse
Spain, North of Galicia, 2009, TS. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse
Spain, North of Galicia, 2009; surface view. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Publication details
Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse 1797: xxiv

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1797). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 2. pp. ix-xxiv, 31-70, pls IX-XIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Sphaerococcus.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhynchococcus coronopifolius (Stackhouse) Kützing 1843

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus coronopifolius Goodenough & Woodward 1797
Coronopifolia cartilaginea Stackhouse 1809
Haematocelis fissurata P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867
Coronopifolia coronopifolia Le Jolis 1896
Coronopifolia coronopifolium (Goodenough & Woodward) Kuntze 1898
Ethelia fissurata (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Denizot 1968

Nomenclatural notes
New name: Fucus coronopifolius Goodenough & Woodward, the intended basionym, is a later homonym of Fucus coronopifolius Zoega, 1772. - (20 Jan 2011) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
See Maggs & Guiry (1982) for an account of the life history.

Usage notes
Considerable potential for commercial uses (Abdelahad et al. 2016). - (17 Jan 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse)
English: Berry Wart Cress (Bunker et al. 2010).

Description
Narrow, compressed, two-edged, cartilaginous, scarlet fronds, main axes dark brownish-red, to 300 mm long. Branching abundant, distichous, subdichotomous or alternate, terminal branchlets acute, fringed with short marginal proliferations. Tetrasporophyte is Haematocelis fissurata, a thick crust with oily fissures, with which it is sometimes found.

Habitat
On rock, subtidal to ?? m., southern and western shores, frequent. Decays slowly, and thus not uncommon in drift.

Type information
Type locality: Cornwall, England (Stackhouse 1797: xxiv). Holotype: BM-SL

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Key references
Abdelahad, N., Barbato, F., O'Heir, S., Fratini, F., Valleta, A., Ninivaggi, L. & Alfinito, S. (2016). Reproduction of Sphaerococcus coronopifolius (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) in natural populations of the Lazio coasts (central Italy) and in culture. Cryptogamie Algologie 37(4): 265-272.

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.

Cremades, J. (1989). Ethelia fissurata (Crouan frat.) Denizot y Chaetomorpha pachynema (Mont.) Mont. in Kütz. en las Islas Baleares. An. Jard. bot. Madr. 46-1: 341-344.

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.

Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. [1]-215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.

Maggs, C.A. & Guiry, M.D. (1982). The life history of Haematocelis fissurata Crouan frat. (Rhodophyta: Sphaerococcaceae). British Phycological Journal 17: 235.

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..

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

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Abdelahad, N., Barbato, F., O'Heir, S., Fratini, F., Valleta, A., Ninivaggi, L. & Alfinito, S. (2016). Reproduction of Sphaerococcus coronopifolius (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) in natural populations of the Lazio coasts (central Italy) and in culture. Cryptogamie Algologie 37(4): 265-272.

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