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Delesseria alata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Delesseriaceae
Subfamily Delesserioideae
Tribe Delesserieae
Genus Delesseria

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Delesseria alata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Delesseria alata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 25 May 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Delesseria alata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Scotland, Oban area east coast. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Delesseria alata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Delesseria alata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Murles Point, Co. Donegal, Ireland; to 100 mm long. 25 May 1994. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Delesseria alata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo, Ireland; plants from 5-10 m subtidally; to 90 mm long. 26 May 1994. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Delesseria alata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; growing epiphytically on Corallina officinalis in pool. 26 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Membranoptera alata (Hudson) Stackhouse Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada
© Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca)

Publication details
Delesseria alata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 124

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Delesseria is Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Membranoptera alata (Hudson) Stackhouse

Basionym
Fucus alatus Hudson

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), winged (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Delesseria alata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux)
Europe: Channel Islands (Lyle 1920), Ireland (Adams 1907, Adams 1908, Cotton 1912, Cotton 1913), Sweden (Kylin 1907).

North America: Alaska (AK) (Saunders 1901).

Created: 05 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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

Molenaar, F.J. & Breeman, A.M. (1997). Latitudinal trends in the growth and reproductive seasonality of Delesseria sanguinea, Membranoptera alata and Phycodrys rubens (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 33: 330-343, 9 figs, 3 tables.
Rietema, H. (1993). Ecotypic differences between Baltic and North Sea populations of Delesseria sanguinea and Membranoptera alata. Botanica Marina 36: 15-21, 7 figs.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 June 2019.

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