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Pneophyllum conicum (E.Y.Dawson) Keats, Y.M.Chamberlain & M.Baba

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Hydrolithaceae
Subfamily Hydrolithoideae
Genus Pneophyllum

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Pneophyllum conicum (E.Y.Dawson) Keats, Y.M.Chamberlain & M.Baba
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 12 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Pneophyllum conicum (E.Y.Dawson) Keats, Y.M.Chamberlain & M.Baba
Hawaii; surface with conceptacle openings. 12 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Pneophyllum conicum (E.Y.Dawson) Keats, Y.M.Chamberlain & M.Baba
Hawaii; trichocyte fields (black arrow) and conceptacles (white arrow); scale 300 µm. 12 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Publication details
Pneophyllum conicum (E.Y.Dawson) Keats, Y.M.Chamberlain & M.Baba 1997: 264, figs 1-33

Published in: Keats, D.W., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Baba, M. (1997). Pneophyllum conicum (Dawson) comb. nov. (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae), a widespread Indo-Pacific non-genienlate coralline alga that overgrows and kills coral. Botanica Marina 40(4): 263-279.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pneophyllum is Pneophyllum fragile Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dawsoniolithon conicum (E.Y.Dawson) Caragnano, Foetisch, Maneveldt & Payri

Basionym
Hydrolithon conicum E.Y.Dawson

Type information
Type locality: Isla Socorro, Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico (Dawson 1960: 28). Type: Dawon 12148; Nov. 19, 1953; Intertidal reef at Binners Cove. US Dawson 12148 (Yoshida 1998: 609). Notes: An isotype is in Herb. A. Hancock Foundation. Type locality: Binners Cove, Isla Socorro, Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico (South & Skelton, 2003). Isotype: UC 1883778 (Caragnano et al, 2018).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cone-shaped.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Amado-Filho, G.M., Bahia, R.G., Mariath, R., Jesionek, M.B., Moura, R.L., Bastos, A.C., Pereira-Filho, G.H. & Francini-Filho, R.B. (2018). Spatial and temporal dynamics of the abundance of crustose calcareous algae on the southernmost coral reefs of the western Atlantic (Abrolhos Bank, Brazil). Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(1): 85-99.

Caragnano, A., Foetisch, A., Maneveldt, G.W., Millet, L., Liu, L.C., Lin, S.M., Rodondi, G. & Payri, C.E. (2018). Revision of Corallinaceae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta): recognizing Dawsoniolithon gen. nov., Parvicellularium gen. nov. and Chamberlainoideae subfam. nov. containing Chamberlainium gen. nov. and Pneophyllum. Journal of Phycology 54(3): 391-409.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Jesionek, M.B., Bahia, R.G., Hernández-Kantún, J., Adey, W.H., Yoneshigue-Valentin, Y., Longo, L.L. & Amado-Filho, G.M. (2016). A taxonomic account of non-geniculate coralline algae (Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) from shallow reefs of the Abrolhos Bank, Brazil. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 31(4): 317-340.

Mariath, R., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R. & Figueiredo, M. (2012). Lithothamnion steneckii sp. nov. and Pneophyllum conicum: new coralline red algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) for coral reefs of Brazil. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 27: 249-258.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

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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References
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Keats, D.W., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Baba, M. (1997). Pneophyllum conicum (Dawson) comb. nov. (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae), a widespread Indo-Pacific non-genienlate coralline alga that overgrows and kills coral. Botanica Marina 40(4): 263-279.
Mariath, R., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R. & Figueiredo, M. (2012). Lithothamnion steneckii sp. nov. and Pneophyllum conicum: new coralline red algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) for coral reefs of Brazil. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 27: 249-258.

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