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Spongomorpha arcta (Dillwyn) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulotrichales
Family Ulotrichaceae
Genus Spongomorpha

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Spongomorpha arcta (Dillwyn) Kützing
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2015. 24 Dec 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Spongomorpha arcta (Dillwyn) Kützing
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2015. 24 Dec 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Spongomorpha arcta (Dillwyn) Kützing
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2015. 24 Dec 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Spongomorpha arcta (Dillwyn) Kützing
Penzance, Cornwall; rock pool on stones. 02 Apr 2011. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick (davidfenwicksnr@googlemail.com).

Spongomorpha arcta (Dillwyn) Kützing
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Ría de Coruña, 1990. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Spongomorpha arcta (Dillwyn) Kützing
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Ría de Coruña, 1990. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Spongomorpha arcta (Dillwyn) Kützing
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Ría de Coruña, 1990. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Spongomorpha arcta (Dillwyn) Kützing
Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore rock platforms. 25 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Spongomorpha arcta (Dillwyn) Kützing
Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore limpets. 25 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Spongomorpha arcta (Dillwyn) Kützing
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

 

Zygogonium affine Kützing

Spongomorpha arcta (Dillwyn) Kützing Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2015
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Spongomorpha arcta (Dillwyn) Kützing 1849: 417

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Spongomorpha is Spongomorpha congregata (C.Agardh) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrosiphonia arcta (Dillwyn) Gain

Basionym
Conferva arcta Dillwyn

Type information
Type locality: In the Sea, Bantry Bay [Co. Cork, Ireland] (Dillwyn 1809: 67). Lectotype: Ellen Hutchins; NMW (Jónsson 1991: 000).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), close, confined, tight (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cladophora arcta var. vaucheriiformis (C.Agardh) Hariot
Conferva vaucheriiformis C.Agardh 1824
Chantransia vaucheriiformis Chevalier 1836
Cladophora vaucheriiformis Kützing 1843
Acrosiphonia traillii Batters 1894
Cladophora traillii (Batters) Batters 1902

Taxonomic notes
Guiry (1997) notes a synonymy between this species and Acrosiphonia centralis.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Gain, L. (1912). La flore algologique des régions antarctiques et subantarctiques. In: Deuxième Expédition Antarctique Française (1908-1910) commandée par le Dr Jean Charcot. Sciences Naturelles: Documents Scientifiques. (Joubin, L. Eds), pp. 1-218. Paris: Masson et Cie, Éditeurs 120 Bd Saint-Germain, Paris (VIe).

Key references
Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.

Kjellman, F.R. (1889). Om Beringhafvets algflora [About the Bering Sea algae]. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(8): 1-58, pls I-VII.

Scagel, R.F. (1957). An annotated list of the marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington (including keys to genera). Bulletin, National Museum of Canada 150: [i]-vi, 1-289.

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

O'Donnell, J. J. & Percival, E. (1958). The polysaccharides of Acrosiphonia centralis (Spongomorpha arcta ). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 3: 75-76.
O'Donnell, J.J. & Percival, E. (1959). Structural investigation on the water-soluble polysaccharides from the green sea-weed Acrosiphonia centalis (Spongomorpha arcta). J. Chem. Soc. 1959: 2168-2178.
Pybus, C. (1978). A probable life-history of Spongomorpha arcta on the Galway coast. Irish Naturalists' Journal 19: 272-273.
Pybus, C. (1978). A probable life-history of Spongomorpha arcta on the Galway coast. Irish Naturalists' Journal 19: 272-274.

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