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Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Rhodomeleae
Genus Odonthalia

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Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg
Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; lower intertidal. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; lower intertidal. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg
False Klamath Cove, Del Norte County, California, USA; from mid intertidal pools, with Soranthera ulvoidea growing as an ephiphyte. 04 May 2007. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

 

Grateloupia aucklandica Montagne

Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg
© Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca)

Publication details
Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg 1901: 607

Published in: Falkenberg, P. (1901). Die Rhodomelaceen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel, Monographie 26. pp. i-xvi, 1-754, 10 figs, 24 pls. Berlin.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Odonthalia is Odonthalia dentata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye.

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

Basionym
Fucus floccosus Esper

Type information
Type locality: Trinidad, Humboldt Co., California, U.S.A. (Silva 1979: 330). Notes: Original description has "Nootkasund".

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), woolly.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus floccosus Esper 1802
Sphaerococcus floccosus (Esper) C.Agardh 1817
Rhodomela floccosa (Esper) C.Agardh 1822
Bostrychia floccosa (Esper) Montagne 1842
Lophura floccosa (Esper) Kützing 1843
Fuscaria floccosa (Esper) Ruprecht 1850

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodomela aleutica C.Agardh 1820
Odonthalia aleutica (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1841
Atomaria aleutica (C.Agardh) Ruprecht 1850
Lophura macracantha Kützing 1865
Odonthalia floccosa f. macracantha (Kützing) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1903
Odonthalia floccosa f. typica Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1903

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Wynne, M.J. (2010). Early collections of benthic marine algae from Cape Mendicino, California, made by Cyrus S.Pringle, and notes on their present nomenclature. Nova Hedwigia 91(1-2): 33-48.

Zuccarello, G.C., Moon, D. & Goff, L.J. (2004). A phylogenetic study of parasitic genera placed in the family Choreocolacaceae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 40: 937-945, 2 figs, 2 tables.

Created: 14 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 October 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Goff, L.J. & Cole, K. (1973). The biology of Harveyella mirabilis (Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyceae) I. Cytological investigations of Harveyella mirabilis and its host, Odonthalia floccosa. Phycologia 12: 237-245.
Goff, L.J. & Cole, K. (1976). The biology of Harveyella mirabilis (Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyceae). III. Spore germination and subsequent development within the host Odonthalia floccosa (Ceramiales, Rhodophyceae). Canadian Journal of Botany 54: 268-280.
Masuda, M., Uwal, S. & Kogame, K. (1998). Developmental morphology of Odonthalia floccosa (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) in laboratory culture. Phycological Research 46: 239-251, 36 figs, 1 table.
Ruesink, J.L. (1998). Diatoms epiphytes on Odonthalia floccosa: the importance of extent and timing. Journal of Phycology 34: 29-38, 10 figs, 3 tables.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2018.

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