Vaucheria litorea C.
Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh Showing septa. Sample collected by Roy Merritt, River Lune, Overton, Lancs, UK.
© C.F.Carter (email@example.com)
Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh 1823: 463
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1823). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [vii-viii], -531. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the sea-shore (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.
Type locality: Hofmansgave, Fyn, Denmark (Christensen 1987: 19). Holotype: C (Christensen 1987: 19).
Brown, H.J. (1929). The algal family Vaucheriaceae. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 48(1): 86-118.
Christensen, T. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 4. Tribophyceae (Xanthophyceae). pp. [i]-viii, 1-36, 8 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Entwisle, T.J. (1988). A monograph of Vaucheria (Vaucheriaceae, Chrysophyta) in south-eastern mainland Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 1: 1-77.
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.
Muralidhar, A., Broady, P.A., MacIntyre, D.P., Wilcox, M.D., Garrill, A. & Novis, P.M. (2014). Morphological and phylogenetic characterization of seven species of Vaucheria (Xanthophyceae), including two new species, from contrasting habitats in New Zealand. Phytotaxa 183(3): 117-136.
Rieth, A. (1956). Zur Kenntnis halophiler Vaucherien. Flora 143: 127-160, 3 pls.
Venkataraman, G.S. (1961). Vaucheriaceae. pp. [i]-ix, -112. New Delhi: Indian Council for Agricultural Research.
Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]
Zuccarello, G.C. & Lokhorst, G.M. (2005). Molecular phylogeny of the genus Tribonema (Xanthophyceae) using rbcL gene sequence data: monophyly of morphologically simple algal species. Phycologia 44: 384-392.
Created: 28 June 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 6567 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Ott, D.W. & Brown, R.M., Jr (1972). Light and electron microscopical observations on mitosis in Vaucheria litorea Hofman ex C. Agardh. British Phycological Journal 7: 361-374.
Soule, K.M. & Rumpho, M.E. (2012). Light-regulated photosynthetic gene expression and phosphoribulokinase enzyme activity in the heterokont alga Vaucheria litorea (Xanthophyceae) and its symbiotic molluskan partner Elysia chlorotica (Gastropoda). Journal of Phycology 48(2): 373-383.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=522
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 January 2019.