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Cheilosporum acutilobum (Decaisne) Piccone

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Genus Cheilosporum

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Cheilosporum acutilobum (Decaisne) Piccone
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

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Cheilosporum acutilobum (Decaisne) Piccone Tanzania
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Publication details
Cheilosporum acutilobum (Decaisne) Piccone 1886: 66

Published in: Piccone, A. (1886). Alghe del viaggio di circumnavigazione della Vettor Pisani. pp. [1]-97, 2 pls. Genova [Genoa]: Tipografia del Reale Istituto Sordo-Muti.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cheilosporum is Cheilosporum sagittatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Areschoug.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jania acutiloba (Decaisne) J.H.Kim, Guiry & H.-G.Choi

Basionym
Amphiroa acutiloba Decaisne

Type information
Type locality: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 227). Type: PC (Srimanobhas, Baba, Akioka, Masaki & Johansen 1990: 108). Notes: Isotype slide in UC (D-8, W.A. Setchell).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Børgesen (1950: 7) cites this species as Cheilosproum acutilobum Decaisne.

Habitat notes
Epilithic, or on mollusc shells, or epiphytic on non-corallinaceous algae, or crustose coralline algae in lower littoral and upper sublittoral areas subjected to fairly strong wave action (Srimanobhas et al. 1990). - (26 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Kim, J.H., Guiry, M.D., Oak, J.H., Choi, D.-S., Kang, S.-H., Chung, H. & Choi, H.-G. (2007). Phylogenetic relationships within the tribe Janieae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data: a reappraisal of Jania. Journal of Phycology 43: 1310-1319.

Key references
Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Srimanobhas, V., Baba, M., Akioka, H., Masaki, T. & Johansen, H.W. (1990). Cheilosporum (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in Japan: a morphatoxonomic study. Phycologia 29(1): 103-113.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.

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Verified by: 31 August 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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