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Sarcothalia stiriata (Turner) Leister

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Sarcothalia

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Sarcothalia stiriata (Turner) Leister
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Sarcothalia stiriata (Turner) Leister
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Sarcothalia stiriata (Turner) Leister
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Sarcothalia stiriata (Turner) Leister
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Sarcothalia stiriata (Turner) Leister
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sarcothalia stiriata (Turner) Leister
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sarcothalia stiriata (Turner) Leister
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sarcothalia stiriata (Turner) Leister
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sarcothalia stiriata (Turner) Leister
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Plocamium secundatum (Kützing) Kützing

Sarcothalia stiriata (Turner) Leister South Africa
© Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Sarcothalia stiriata (Turner) Leister in Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 112

Published in: Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sarcothalia is Sarcothalia burmannii (C.Agardh) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Fucus stiriata Turner

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 294).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus stiriata Turner 1807
Sphaerococcus stiriatus (Turner) C.Agardh 1817
Sphaerococcus radula var. stiriatus (Turner) Rudolphi 1831
Mastocarpus stiriatus (Turner) Kützing 1843
Gigartina stiriata (Turner) J.Agardh 1851

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus stiriatus Turner 1808
Fucus echinatus Poiret 1808
Sphaerococcus burmannii C.Agardh 1822
Gigartina burmannii (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842
Sarcothalia burmannii (C.Agardh) Kützing 1849

Distributional notes
Antiboreal. - (8 Jul 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

De Clerck, O., Gavio, B., Fredericq, S., Cocquyt, E. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Systematic reassessment of the red algal genus Phyllymenia (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 40: 169-178.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Created: 16 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 July 2009 by Wendy Guiry

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