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Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Nemaliales
Family Scinaiaceae
Genus Nothogenia

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Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; on rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; intertidal rock. 20 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; on rock
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson 1983: 609

Published in: Parkinson, P.G. (1983). The typification and status of the name Chaetangium (Algae). Taxon 32: 605-610.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nothogenia is Nothogenia variolosa (Montagne) Montagne.

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

Basionym
Fucus erinaceus Turner

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 112).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), prickly or hedgehog-like.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus erinaceus Turner 1807
Delesseria erinacea (Turner) J.V.Lamouroux 1813
Sphaerococcus erinaceus (Turner) C.Agardh 1817
Iridaea erinacea (Turner) Bory de Saint-Vincent 1834
Chaetangium erinaceum (Turner) Papenfuss 1952
Grateloupia erinacea (Turner) C.Agardh 1981

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chaetangium magnificum R.K.F.Pilger 1908
Nothogenia magnifica (R.K.F.Pilger) J.H.Price 1986

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996), the name Chaetangium ornatum has been misapplied to this species by Areschoug (1854b: 353) (fide Papenfuss (1952: 173))

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.

Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 April 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Anderson, R.J. & Stegenga, H. (1985). A crustose tetrasporophyte in the life history of Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) Parkinson (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 24: 111-118, 16 figs.

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