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Acrosiphonia spinescens (Kützing) Kjellman

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


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Acrosiphonia spinescens (Kützing) Kjellman
North of Portugal, Forte do Cao, 2003, microscope. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).


Publication details
Acrosiphonia spinescens (Kützing) Kjellman 1893: 51

Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1893). Studier öfver Chlorophycéslägtet Acrosiphonia J.G. Ag. och dess skandinaviska arter. Bihang til Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 18(Afd. III, 5): 1-114, VIII plates.
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Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

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

Cladophora spinescens Kützing

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cladophora spinescens Kützing 1849
Spongomorpha spinescens (Kützing) Kützing 1854

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

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.

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Jónsson, S. & Chesnoy, L. (1984). Aspects ultrastructuraux de la fécundation chez l'Acrosiphonia spinescens (Kütz.) Kjellm. (Acrosiphoniales, Chlorophyta). Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 131: 247-263.
Jónsson, S. (1959). L'existence de l'alternance hétéromorphe de générations entre l'Acrosiphonia spinescens Kjellm. et le Codiolum petrocelidis Kuck. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. 248: 835-837, 1 fig.
Jónsson, S. (1964). Existence d'une caryogamie facultative chez l'Acrosiphonia spinescens (Kütz.) Kjellm. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris 258: 6207-6209.
Jónsson, S. (1970). Localisation de la méiose dans le cycle de l'Acrosiphonia spinescens (Kütz) Kjellm. (Acrosiphonacées). Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. Série D 271: 1859-1861, 17 figs.

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