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Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing

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

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Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing
Skilly, Cornwall, England. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick.

Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing
Skilly, Cornwall, England. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick.

Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing
Penzance, Cornwall. 13 Aug 2018. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick.

Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing
Penzance, Cornwall. 13 Aug 2018. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick.

Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing
Penzance, Cornwall. 13 Aug 2018. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick.

Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing
Penzance, Cornwall. 13 Aug 2018. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick.

Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing
Penzance, Cornwall. 13 Aug 2018. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick.

Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing
middle intertidal over Ralfsia verrucosa, North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing
North of Galicia, 2010, microscope. 21 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing
North of Galicia, 2010, microscope. 21 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Publication details
Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing 1858: 2, pl. 3: fig. II: a-c

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1858). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. VIII pp. i-ii, 1-48, 100 plates. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Petrospongium.

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

Basionym
Chaetophora berkeleyi Greville

Type information
Type locality: Torquay, on marble rocks, summer 1825 (Berkeley) (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chaetophora berkeleyi Greville 1832
Leathesia berkeleyi (Greville) Harvey 1848
Cylindrocarpus berkeleyi (Greville) P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1851

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.

Racault, M.-F.L.P., Fletcher, R.L., De Reviers, B., Cho, G.Y., Boo, S.M., Parente, M.I. & Rousseau, F. (2009). Molecular phylogeny of the brown algal genus Petrospongium Nägeli ex Kütz. (Phaeophyceae) with evidence for Petrospongiaceae fam. nov. Cryptogamie, Algologie 30(2): 111-123.

Created: 09 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Hanna, H. (1899). The plurilocular sporangia of Petrospongium berkeleyi. Annals of Botany 13: 461-464.

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