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Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Xanthophyceae
Order Vaucheriales
Family Vaucheriaceae
Genus Vaucheria

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Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh
Oogonia examples. Sample collected by Roy Merritt, River Lune, Overton, Lancs, UK.. 15 Apr 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh
Double antheridium.Sample collected by Roy Merritt, River Lune, Overton, Lancs, UK.. 15 Apr 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh
Antheridia.Sample collected by Roy Merritt, River Lune, Overton, Lancs, UK.. 15 Apr 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh
Antheridium.Sample collected by Roy Merritt, River Lune, Overton, Lancs, UK.. 15 Apr 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh
Showing septa. Sample collected by Roy Merritt, River Lune, Overton, Lancs, UK.. 15 Apr 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh
Showing septa. Sample collected by Roy Merritt, River Lune, Overton, Lancs, UK.. 15 Apr 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh
Antheridium and septa. Sample collected by Roy Merritt, River Lune, Overton, Lancs, UK.. 15 Apr 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh
Collected by Jack Oliver, River Kennet, Wiltshire, UK.. 01 Apr 2009. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F. Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh
Antheridium with inset showing pores. Sample collected by Roy Merritt, River Lune, Overton, Lancs, UK.. 01 Apr 2009. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh
Oogonium on branch showing septum arrowed. Sample collected by Roy Merritt, River Lune, Overton, Lancs, UK.. 01 Apr 2009. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Codiophyllum bunburyense (J.Agardh) F.Schmitz

Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh Double antheridium.Sample collected by Roy Merritt, River Lune, Overton, Lancs, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
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], [399]-531. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Vaucheria is Vaucheria disperma A.P.de Candolle.

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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

Type information
Type locality: Hofmansgave, Fyn, Denmark (Christensen 1987: 19). Holotype: C (Christensen 1987: 19).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
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, [1]-591, [592], 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, [1]-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.

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References
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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.

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