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Crouania attenuata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Callithamniaceae
Subfamily Crouanioideae
Tribe Crouanieae
Genus Crouania

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Crouania attenuata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Skilly, Cornwall, England. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick.

Crouania attenuata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Skilly, Cornwall, England. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick.

Crouania attenuata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Skilly, nr. Newlyn, Cornwall, SW47072764. 29.05.18. 30cm x 30cm scrape sample of Corallina officinalis.. 29 May 2018. David Fenwick Snr . © David Fenwick.

Crouania attenuata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Skilly, nr. Newlyn, Cornwall, SW47072764. 29.05.18. 30cm x 30cm scrape sample of Corallina officinalis.. 29 May 2018. David Fenwick Snr . © David Fenwick.

Crouania attenuata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Ría de Aldán, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Crouania attenuata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Ría de Aldán, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Crouania attenuata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Ría de Aldán, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Crouania attenuata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Crouania attenuata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
microscope, Marseille, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Crouania attenuata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
microscope, Marseille, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

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Crouania attenuata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh Ría de Aldán, Galicia, Spain, 2015
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Crouania attenuata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842: 83

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Crouania.

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

Basionym
Mesogloia attenuata C.Agardh

Type information
Lectotype locality: Brittany, France. Lectotype: LD 20263 (Yoshida 1998: 901).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), attenuate (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Mesogloia attenuata C.Agardh 1824

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Crouania bispora P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1848
Crouania attenuata f. bispora (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Hauck 1882
Crouania attenuata var. major Ercegovic 1949

Nomenclatural notes
Børgesen (1945: 8) cites this species as Crouania attenuata (Bonnemaison) J. Agardh.

Distributional notes
Plants from Cork illustrated in Maggs & Hommersand (1993, fig. 28 a-c, f).

General environment
This is a marine 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.

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.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Gavio, B., Reyes-Gómez, V.P. & Wynne, M.J. (2013). Crouania pumila sp. nov. (Callithamniaceae: Rhodophyta), a new species of marine red algae from the Seaflower International Biosphere Reserve, Caribbean Colombia. Revista de Biología Tropical 61: 1015-1023.

Kim, H.-S. & Lee, I.K. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 5.Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae: Ceramiales: Ceramiaceae I (Non-corticate species). pp. [1-4], 1-152, figs 1-105. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Zheng, B., Liu, J. & Chen, Z. (2001). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VI Ceramiales (I). pp. [i-vi], i-xx, 1-159, 1 pl. Beijing: Science Press.

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References
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Huerta, L. (1986). Algas marinas poco comunes de la flora mexicana. IV - Crouania attenuata (Bonnemaison) J. Agardh (Rhodophycophyta - Fam. Ceramiaceae). Phytologia 60: 443-445.

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