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Herponema velutinum (Greville) J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Acinetosporaceae
Genus Herponema

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Herponema velutinum (Greville) J.Agardh
Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Herponema velutinum (Greville) J.Agardh
Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Herponema velutinum (Greville) J.Agardh
Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Herponema velutinum (Greville) J.Agardh
Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Herponema velutinum (Greville) J.Agardh
Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Herponema velutinum (Greville) J.Agardh
Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Herponema velutinum (Greville) J.Agardh
Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Herponema velutinum (Greville) J.Agardh
North of Portugal, Moledo; on Himanthalia elongata. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Herponema velutinum (Greville) J.Agardh
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Bariz; on Himanthalia elongata. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Enteromorpha minima var. capillaris Schiffner

Herponema velutinum (Greville) J.Agardh Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Herponema velutinum (Greville) J.Agardh 1890: 56

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1890). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Sjette afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 26(3): 1-125, III pls.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Herponema.

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

Basionym
Sphacelaria velutina Greville

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), velvety, densely covered with short soft erect hairs (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria velutina Greville 1828
Ectocarpus velutinus (Greville) Kützing 1845
Streblonema velutinum (Greville) Thuret 1863

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ectocarpus velutinus var. laterifructus Batters

Distributional notes
Nielsen & Gunnarsson (2001: 92) record this species as being an excluded species for the Faroe Islands.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Lindauer, V.W. (1949). Notes on marine algae of New Zealand. I. Pacific Science 3: 340-352.

Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. [1]-215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.

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Russell, G. & Wareing, A.-M. (1979). The Herponema velutinum-Himanthalia elongata coincidence. British Phycological Journal 14: 128.

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