Cladophora conchopheria Sakai 1964: 48, fig. 22; pl. 16: fig. 2
Published in: Sakai, Y. (1964). The species of Cladophora from Japan and its vicinity. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 5(1): 1-104.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseudocladophora conchopheria (Sakai) Boedeker & Leliaert
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Accidentally but consistently mispelled "Cladophora conchospheria" in van den Hoek & Chihara (2000). - (15 Oct 2006) - Wendy Guiry
This species has a specific and unusual habitat: it only grows on the shells of the gastropod Lunella coronata Gmelin. - (25 Oct 2006) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Nagahama, near Maizura, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan (Hoek & Chihara 2000: 175). Holotype: I. Umezaki; May 1949; on shell of the marine gastropod Lunella coronata Gmelin. SAP 029140 (Boedeker et al. 2012: 820).
Source of current name
Boedeker, C., O'Kelly, C.J., Star, W. & Leliaert, F. (2012). Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of the Aegagropila clade (Cladophorales, Ulvophyceae), including the description of Aegagropilopsis gen. nov. and Pseudocladophora gen. nov. Journal of Phycology 48(3): 808-825.
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp.  5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]
Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.
Hanyuda, T., Wakana, I., Arai, S., Miyaji, K., Watano, Y. & Ueda, K. (2002). Phylogenetic relationships within Cladophorales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) inferred from 18S rRNA gene sequences with special reference to Aegagropila linnaei. Journal of Phycology 38: 564-571.
Hoek, C. van den & Chihara, M. (2000). A taxonomic revision of the species of Cladophora (Chlorophyta) along the coasts of Japan and the Russian Far-east. Natural Science Museum [Tokyo] Monographs 19: 1-242, 100 figs.
Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J. & Hwang, I.-K. (2010). Caldophorales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 1, Number 1. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae: Ulotrichales, Ulvales, Cladophorales, Bryopsidales. Marine green algae. (Bae, E.H., Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J., Hwang, I.-K., Kiim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. Eds), pp. 55-154. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Yoshii, Y., Hanyuda, T., Wakana, I., Miyaji, K., Arai, S., Ueda, K. & Inouye, I. (2004). Carotenoid compositions of Cladophora balls (Aegagropila linnaei) and some members of the Cladophorlaes (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta): their taxonomic and evolutionary implication. Journal of Phycology 40(6): 1170-1177, 3 figs, 3 tables.
Created: 08 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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Wang, X.Y. & Sakai, Y. (1986). Life history of Cladophora opaca and C. conchopheria (Chlorophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 34: 209-215.
Yang, W.X. (1989). Observations on pyrenoid ultrastructure of Cladophora conchopheria (Chlorophyceae). Japanese Journal of Phycology 37: 57-59.
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