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Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) Thuret

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

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Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) Thuret
Point Lepreau, New Brunswick, Canada; upper intertidal. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) Thuret
Muigh Inis, Co. Galway, Ireland; on rock. 13 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) Thuret Point Lepreau, New Brunswick, Canada; upper intertidal
© Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca)

Publication details
Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) Thuret in Le Jolis 1863: 56

Published in: Le Jolis, A. (1863). Liste des algues marines de Cherbourg. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 10: 5-168, pls I-IV.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulothrix is Ulothrix tenuissima Kützing.

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

Basionym
Conferva flacca Dillwyn

Type information
Type locality: Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales (Lokhorst 1979: 213). Lectotype: BM-K (Lokhorst 1979: 213).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), drooping (Neal 1993).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva flacca Dillwyn 1805
Lyngbya flacca (Dillwyn) Harvey 1849

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Hormotrichum fasciculare Kützing
Lyngbya carmichaelii Harvey 1833
Ulothrix consociata Wille 1901
Ulothrix pseudoflacca Wille 1901
Ulothrix consociata var. islandica Jónsson 1903
Ulothrix scutata H.Jónsson 1904
Ulothrix islandica (H.Jónsson) Printz 1926

Habitat notes
Intertidal zone (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009). - (10 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Ulothrix pseudoflacca Wille)
Japanese: Hoso-hibimidoro (Tokida 1954).

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Key references
Bae, H.B. (2010). Ulotrichales, Ulvales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 1, Number 1. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae: Ulotrichales, Ulvales, Cladophorales, Bryopsidales. Marine green algae. (Bae, E.H., Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J., Hwang, I.-K., Kiim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. Eds), pp. 7-52. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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.

Burova, O.V., Tsarenko, P.M., Kovalenko, O.V., Mikhailyuk, T.I., Petlovany, O.A., Lilitska, G.G. & Bilous, O.P. (2011). Ulvophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 20-61. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G.

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.

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.

Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.

Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

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.

Mondragon, J. & Mondragon, J. (2003). Seaweeds of the Pacific Coast. Common marine algae from Alaska to Baja California. pp. [i]iv, [1]-97. Monterey, California: Sea Challengers.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

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.

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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References
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Berger-Perrot, Y. (1980). Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) Thuret (Chlorophycée, Ulotrichale) des côtes de Bretagne et son polymorphisme. Cryptogamie, Algologie 1: 229-248.
Berger-Perrot, Y. (1980). Recherches sur l'Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) Thuret (Chlorophycée, Ulotrichale) des côtes de Bretagne. I - Morphologie, cytologie, caryologie et réproduction de la variété geniculata (Jónsson) Berger-Perrot. Cryptogamie, Algologie 1: 327-354.
Berger-Perrot, Y., Thomas, J.-Cl. & L'Hardy-Halos, M.-T. (1993). Gametangia, gametes, fertilization and zygote development in Ulothrix flacca var. roscoffensis (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 32: 356-366, 27 figs.
Berger-Perrot, Y., Thomas, J.C. & L'Hardy-Halos, M.-T. (1986). Fine structure of the flagellar apparatus of gametes in situ and motile zygotes of the green alga Ulothrix flacca var. roscoffensis (Ulotrichales) (Chlorophyta). Protoplasma 134: 17-29.
Palmer, B.L. & Sideman, E.J. (1988). A field investigation into the effects of interspecific competition on the distribution and cover of Ulothrix flacca. Hydrobiologia 157: 97-104.

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