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Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Trebouxiophyceae
Order Prasiolales
Family Prasiolaceae
Genus Prasiola

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Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing
Collected by Judith Allinson. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing
Red-cyan anaglyph showing thallus in 3D. Collected by Judith Allinson. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing
Dominick St Lower, Galway, Ireland. 14 Feb 2016. M.D.Guiry. © M.D.Guiry.

Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing
Dominick St Lower, Galway, Ireland. 14 Feb 2016. M.D.Guiry. © M.D.Guiry.

Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing
Plate 6: The lectotype of Ulva (now Prasiola) crispa, with original packet, annotated thus: No. 22. In moist shady places on the North side of Walls where no Grass grows, generally. . 25 Feb 2015. © Natural History Museum London.

Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing
prox. Filamentous form. Near Snaefellsjökul, NW Iceland.. 21 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing
prox. Filamentous form. Near Snaefellsjökul, NW Iceland.. 21 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing
prox. Red-cyan anaglyph. Filamentous form. Near Snaefellsjökul, NW Iceland.. 21 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing
Prasiola crispa, Lower Canal Road, Galway, Ireland" . 29 May 2011. © M.D. Guiry.

Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing
Prasiola crispa, Lower Canal Road, Galway, Ireland" . 29 May 2011. © M.D. Guiry.

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Publication details
Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing 1843: 295

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Prasiola.

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

Basionym
Ulva crispa Lightfoot

Type information
Type locality: Isle of Skye, Argyll, Scotland (Bryant, Irvine & Ruffle 2012: 32). Lectotype: BM 000005094 (Bryant, Irvine & Ruffle 2012: 32). Notes: Bryant, Irvine & Ruffle (2012: 32) report the annotation on the lectotype: "No. 22. In moist shady places on the North side of Walls where no Grass grows, generally. This is a thin membranaceous substance, & I think it mostly is where people Pisses ag[ain]st Walls."

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva crispa Lightfoot 1777

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva terrestris Roth 1797
Schizogonium crispatum Kützing 1843
Schizogonium parietinum Kützing 1843
Hormidium parietinum (Kützing) Kützing 1845
Prasiola rothii Kützing 1845
Prasiola orbicularis Kützing 1845
Prasiola antarctica Kützing 1849
Schizogonium laetevirens var. crispatum (Kützing) Kützing 1849
Prasiola rothii var. falklandica Kützing 1849
Prasiola falklandica (Kützing) Kützing 1855
Prasiola georgica Reinsch 1890
Prasiola crispa subsp. terrestris Børgesen 1902
Prasiola crispa var. aspera West & G.S.West 1911
Prasiola crispa subsp. antarctica (Kützing) Knebel 1935
Mastodia antarctica (Kützing) C.W.Dodge 1948

Distributional notes
This species most probably does not occur in the Mediterranean area; records for Greece need reassessment (Rindi, pers. comm.).

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Common names

(as Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing)
Japanese: Oka-nori (Tokida 1954).

Swedish: Krusprasiola (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

Habitat
Subaerial: underneath seagull colony (Karsten et al., 2005: 560).

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Key references
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.

Carvalho, E.L., Wallau, G.L., Rangel, D.L., Machado, L.C., Pereira, A.B., Victoria, F.D.C., Boldo, J.T. & Pinto, P.M. (2017). Phylogenetic positioning of the Antarctic alga Prasiola crispa (Trebouxiophyceae) using organellar genomes and their structural analysis (Note). Journal of Phycology 53(4): 908-915.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Fritsch, F.E. (1912). Freshwater algae collected in the South Orkneys by Mr. R. N. Rudmose Brown, B.Sc. of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-04. Journal of the Linnean Society of London Botany 40: 293-338.

Heesch, S., Pazoutová, M., Moniz, M.B.J. & Rindi, F. (2016). Prasiolales (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta) of the Svalbard Archipelago: diversity, biogeography and description of the new genera Prasionella and Prasionema. European Journal of Phycology 51(1): 171-187.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Holzinger, A., Karsten, U., Lutz, C. & Wiencke, C. (2006). Ultrastructure and photosynthesis in the supralittoral green macroalga Prasiola crispa from Spitsbergen (Norway) under UV exposure. Phycologia 45: 168-177.

Karsten, U., Friedl, T., Schumann, R., Hoyer, K. & Lembcke, S. (2005). Mycosporine-like amino acids and phylogenies in green algae: Prasiola and its relatives from the Trebouxiophyceae (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 41: 557-566.

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

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.

Matula, J., Pietryka, M., Richter, D. & Wojtun, B. (2007). Cyanoprokaryota and algae of Arctic terrestrial ecosystems in the Hornsund area, Spitsbergen. Polish Polar Research 28(4): 283-315.

Moniz, M.B.J., Guiry, M.D. & Rindi, F. (2014). tufA phylogeny and species boundaries in the green algal order Prasiolales (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 53(4): 396-406.

Rindi, F. & Guiry, M.D. (2004). Composition and spatial variability of terrestrial algal assemblages occurring at the bases of urban walls in Europe. Phycologia 43: 225-235.

Rindi, F. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Prasiolales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 567-569. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rindi, F., McIvor, L. & Guiry, M.D. (2004). The Prasiolales (Chlorophyta) of Atlantic Europe: an assessment based on morphological, molecular, and ecological data, including the characterization of Rosenvingiella radicans (Kützing) comb. nov. Journal of Phycology 40: 977-997, 7 figs.

Rindi, F., McIvor, L., Sherwood, A.R., Friedl, T., Guiry, M.D. & Sheath, R.G. (2007). Molecular phylogeny of the green algal order Prasiolales (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 43: 811-822.

Sfriso, A. (2011). Chlorophyta multicellulari e fanerogame acquatiche. Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-318, pls 1-94. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Trebouxiophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-108. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Vinogradova, K.L. (1979). Opredelitel' vodoroslej dal'nevostochnykh morej SSSR. Selenye vodorosli [Determination book of the algae of the far-eastern seas of the USSR. Green algae]. pp. 1-148, 67 figs, pls I-XVIII. Leningrad: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Botanicheskij Institut im. V.L. Komarova.

Wille, N. (1901). Studien über Chlorophyceen. I-VII. Skrifter Udgivne af Videnskabs-selskabet i Kristiania. Mathematisk-naturvidenskabelig Klasse 1900(6): 1-46, pls I-IV [168 figs].

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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Carvalho, E.L., Wallau, G.L., Rangel, D.L., Machado, L.C., Pereira, A.B., Victoria, F.D.C., Boldo, J.T. & Pinto, P.M. (2017). Phylogenetic positioning of the Antarctic alga Prasiola crispa (Trebouxiophyceae) using organellar genomes and their structural analysis (Note). Journal of Phycology 53(4): 908-915.
Carvalho, E.L., Wallau, G.L., Rangel, D.L., Machado, L.C., Pereira, A.B., Victoria, F.SD (). Phylogenetic positioning of the Antarctic alga Prasiola crispa (Trebouxiophyceae) using organellar genomes and their structural analysis (Note). : .
Carvalho, E.L., Wallau, G.L., Rangel, D.L., Machado, L.C., Pereira, A.B., Victoria, F.SD (). Phylogenetic positioning of the Antarctic alga Prasiola crispa (Trebouxiophyceae) using organellar genomes and their structural analysis (Note). : .
Holzinger, A., Karsten, U., Lutz, C. & Wiencke, C. (2006). Ultrastructure and photosynthesis in the supralittoral green macroalga Prasiola crispa from Spitsbergen (Norway) under UV exposure. Phycologia 45: 168-177.
Jacob, A., Wiencke, C., Lehmann, H. & Kirst, G.O. (1992). Physiology and ultrastructure of desiccation in the green alga Prasiola crispa from Antarctica. Botanica Marina 35: 297-303, 11 figs.
Knebel, G. (1935). Monographie der Algenreihe der Prasiolales, insbesondere von Prasiola crispa. Hedwigia 75: 1-120, 32 figs, 14 tables, 3 maps.
Kobayasi, Y. (1967). Prasiola crispa and its allies in the Alaskan Arctic and Antarctica. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo, Ser. B (Botany) 10: 209-219.
Kovacik, L. & Batista Pereira, A. (2001). Green alga Prasiola crispa and its lichenized form Mastodia tesselata in Antarctic environment: general aspects. Nova Hedwigia. Beiheft 123: 465-478.
Lud, D., Buma, A.G.J., van de Poll, W., Moerdijk, T.C.W. & Huiskes, A.H.L. (2001). DNA damage and photosynthetic performance in the Antarctic terrestrial alga Prasiola crispa spp. antarctica (Chlorophyta) under manipulated UV-B radiation. Journal of Phycology 37: 459-467.
Neustupa, J. (1998). Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Meneghini in Královská obora in Prague. Novit. Bot. Univ. Carol. 12: 35-39.

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