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Thorea hispida (Thore) Desvaux

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Thoreales
Family Thoreaceae
Genus Thorea

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Thorea hispida (Thore) Desvaux
Compressed filament. In a weir joining the River Ouse, near Cambridge, Sept 2009. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Thorea hispida (Thore) Desvaux
Showing pit connections in assimilatory filaments.. 23 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Thorea hispida (Thore) Desvaux
Monospores. In a weir joining the River Ouse, near Cambridge, UK. 23 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Thorea hispida (Thore) Desvaux
In a weir joining the River Ouse, near Cambridge, UK. 23 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Thorea hispida (Thore) Desvaux
In a weir joining the River Ouse, near Cambridge, UK. 23 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Thorea hispida (Thore) Desvaux
Filaments in flowing water. In a weir joining the River Ouse, near Cambridge, UK. 23 Sep 2009. Edwin Carter.. © Edwin Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Thorea hispida (Thore) Desvaux
Filament cross-section. In a weir joining the River Ouse, near Cambridge, UK. 23 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Thorea hispida (Thore) Desvaux In a weir joining the River Ouse, near Cambridge, UK
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Thorea hispida (Thore) Desvaux 1818: 16

Published in: Desvaux, N.A. (1818). Observations sur les plantes des environs d'Angers, pour servir de supplément a la flore Maine et Loire, et de suite à l'histoire naturelle et critique des plantes de France. pp. [1]-188. Angers & Paris: Chez Fourier-Mame, Libraire, rue Saint-Laud; Dondey-Dipré, Libraire, no. 46, au Marais.
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Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

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

Basionym
Conferva hispida Thore

Type information
Type locality: "habite L'Adour [river], Dax, Landes, France" (Silva 1996-to date). Type: on rocks. (Silva 1996-to date

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), hispid, covered with coarse rigid erect hairs or bristles harsh to the touch [or seeming so] (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva hispida Thore 1799

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva flexuosa Bory 1804
Thorea ramosissima Bory 1808
Thorea lehmannii Hornemann 1818
Thorea andina Lagerheim & Möbius 1891
Audouinella heterospora S.L.Xie & Y.J.Ling 1998

Conservational notes
T. hispida (as T. ramosissima) is included in the Red List of rare and threatened algae in some European countries, and its habitats in Serbia are critically endangered (Simic & Pantovic 2010). - (17 Dec 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Carlile, A.L. & Sherwood, A. (2013). Phylogenetic affinities and distribution of the Hawaiian freshwater red algae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 52(3): 309-319.

Chen, L., Feng, J, Han X.-J. & Xie, S.-L. (2014). Investigation of a freshwater acrochaetioid alga (Rhodophyta) with molecular and morphological methods. Nordic Journal of Botany on line: .

Eloranta, P., Kwandrans, J. & Kusel-Fetzmann, E. (2011). Rhodophyceae and Phaeophyceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa Band 7. Freshwater flora of Central Europe. Volume 7. (Schagerl, M. Eds), pp. [i]-x, [1]-155. Heidelberg: Spectrum Akademischer Verlag.

Kumano, S. (2002). Freshwater Red Algae of the World. pp. [i-ii], i-xiv, 1-375 [p. 375 is an Addendum], pls 1-199. Bristol: Biopress Limited.

Sheath, R.G. & Sherwood, A.R. (2011). Rhodophyta (Red Algae). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 159-180. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Dhanalakshmi, K., Babu, B., Nicodemus, A., Nagarajan, B. & Baluswami, M. (2009). Thorea hispida (Thore) Desvaux Emend. Sheath, vis et cole from Little Andaman, India. Proceedings of the International Conference on Algal Biomass, Resources and Utilizations 2009: 35-42.
Dhanalakshmi, K., Babu, B., Nicodemus, A., Nagarajan, B. & Baluswami, M. (2009). Thorea hispida (Thore) Desvaux emend. Sheath, Vis et Cole from Little Andaman, India. Proceedings of the International Conference on Algal Biomass, Resources and Utilizations 2009: 35-42.
Simic, S. & Pantovic, N. (2010). Observations on the rare alga Thorea hispida (Thore) Desvaux (Rhodophyta) from Serbia. Cryptogamie Algologie 31(3): 343-353.
Simic, S.B., Dordevic, N.B. & Vasiljevik, B.M. (2014). New record of red alga Thorea hispida (Thore) Desvaux (Rhodophyta) in the River Sava (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia). Water Research and Management 4(1): 47-52, 8 figs, 3 tables.
Vitonyte, I. (2011). First record of red algae Thorea hispida in Lithuanian freshwaters. Botanica Lithuanica 17(4): 165-175.

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