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Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Cladophoraceae
Genus Chaetomorpha

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Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Kützing
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

 

Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Kützing Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada
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Publication details
Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Kützing 1845: 204

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Chaetomorpha.

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

Basionym
Conferva melagonium F.Weber & D.Mohr

Type information
Type locality: Varberg, Sweden (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 766). Type: Original illustration in the absence of material (Weber & Mohr 1804: pl. 3: fig. 2).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with dark reproductive structures (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva melagonium F.Weber & D.Mohr 1804

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva melagonium var. rupincola Areschoug
Ulva confervoides Forsskål 1775
Chaetomorpha melagonium f. rupicola Areschoug ex Kjellman 1883

Habitat notes
Intertidal zone (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009). - (10 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Kützing)
Swedish: Grov borsttråd (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

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Key references
Boedeker, C., Leliaert, F. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2017). Genetic diversity and biogeography in Chaetomorpha melagonium (Ulvophyceae, Cladophorales) based on internal transcribed spacer (ITS rDNA) sequences. Botanica Marina 60(3): 319-325.

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.

Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

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.

Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of algae-macrophytes Kamchatka waters. Vol 1. Green algae and brown algae]. pp. 1-216. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

Larsen, A. & Sand-Jensen, K. (2005). Salt tolerance and distribution of estuarine benthic macroalgae in the Kattegat-Baltic Sea area. Phycologia 45: 13-23.

Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

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

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

Vinogradova, K.L. (1979). Opredelitel' vodoroslej dal'nevostochnykh morej SSSR. Selenye vodorosli [Determination book of the algae of the far-eastern seas of the USSR. Green algae]. pp. 1-148, 67 figs, pls I-XVIII. Leningrad: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Botanicheskij Institut im. V.L. Komarova.

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References
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Bakker, M.E. & Lokhorst, G.M. (1985). The ultrastructure of the flagellar apparatus of the zoospore of Chaetomorpha melagonium (Web. & Mohr) Kützing (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 24: 275-288, 14 figs, 1 table.
Boedeker, C., Leliaert, F. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2017). Genetic diversity and biogeography in Chaetomorpha melagonium (Ulvophyceae, Cladophorales) based on internal transcribed spacer (ITS rDNA) sequences. Botanica Marina 60(3): 319-325.
Nicolai, E. (1957). Wall deposition in (Cladophorales). Nature, London 180: 491-493.
Novaczek, I., Lubbers, G.W. & Breeman, A.M. (1990). Thermal ecotypes of amphi-Atlantic algae .I. Algae of Arctic to cold-temperate distribution (Chaetomorpha melagonium, Devaleraea ramentacea and Phycodrys rubens). Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 44: 459-474.

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