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Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Lomentariaceae
Genus Lomentaria

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Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye
Lomentaria articulata, lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye
Lomentaria articulata; Spiddal, Co. Galway" 2#62. 03 Apr 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye
Lomentaria articulata; Spiddal, Co. Galway" 2#62. 03 Apr 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye
Lomentaria articulata; Spiddal, Co. Galway" 2#62. 03 Apr 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye
Lomentaria articulata; Spiddal, Co. Galway" 2#62. 03 Apr 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland. 03 Apr 2011. M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie). © M.D. Guiry.

Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland. 03 Apr 2011. M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie). © M.D. Guiry.

Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland. 03 Apr 2011. M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie). © M.D. Guiry.

Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

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Plocamium microcladioides G.R.South & N.M.Adams

Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye microscope, TS frond showing hollow medulla and gland cells; Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San ciprián, 2006
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye 1819: 101, pl. 30

Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, [1]-248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Lomentaria.

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

Basionym
Ulva articulata Hudson

Type information
Type locality: Cornwall, England (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 350). Lectotype: original description (Hudson, 1772) in the absence of material (Dixon & Irvine 1977

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), articulated, jointed (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva articulata Hudson 1762
Fucus articulatus (Hudson) Lightfoot 1777
Sphaerococcus articulatus (Hudson) Stackhouse 1797
Tubularia articulata (Hudson) Roussel 1806
Gigartina articulata (Hudson) Lamouroux 1813
Chondria articulata (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817
Gastridium articulatum (Turner) Greville 1830
Chylocladia articulata (Hudson) Greville 1833
Gastrophycus articulatus (Hudson) Link 1833

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva reptans Roth 1797
Agarum reptans (Roth) Nees 1820
Chrysymenia acicularis J.Agardh 1842
Lomentaria acicularis (J.Agardh) Falkenberg 1879

Taxonomic notes
Womersley (1998: 398) cites this as a synonym of Ceramium excellens J. Agardh 1894. - (13 Jan 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye)
English: Bunny Ears, Bunny-eared Bead Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).

Description
Soft, cylindrical, crimson to brownish red fronds, to 200 mm (usually much shorter). Much branched, axes constricted into bead-like portions, ramuli at nodes, often whorled. Base of creeping rhizoidal filaments.

Habitat
On rocks and stones in pools, lower intertidal and subtidal, generally distributed, frequent.

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Key references
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.

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.

Irvine, L.M. & Dixon, P.S. (1982). The typification of Hudson's algae: a taxonomic and nomenclatural reappraisal. Bulletin of the British Museum (Botany) 10(2): 91-105.

Irvine, L.M. & Guiry, M.D. (1983). Rhodymeniales. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2A. Cryptonemiales (sensu stricto), Palmariales, Rhodymeniales. (Irvine, L.M. Eds), pp. 77-98. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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

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..

Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. 535. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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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References
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Haugen, I.N. (1968). Nye funn av Lomentaria articulata (Huds.) Lyngb. i Norge. Blyttia 26: 140-145.

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