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Erythrocystis saccata (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Laurencieae
Genus Erythrocystis


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Erythrocystis saccata (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva
Cabrillo National Monument, California.. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.


Navicula minuscula var. muralis (Grunow) Lange-Bertalot ex Lange-Bertalot & Rumrich

Erythrocystis saccata (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva Cabrillo National Monument, California.
© National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

Publication details
Erythrocystis saccata (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva 1952: 308

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Erythrocystis is Erythrocystis grevillei J.Agardh.

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

Chylocladia saccata J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Hab. ad oras Californiae." [Shores of California, U.S.A.] (Agardh 1849: 89).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chylocladia saccata J.Agardh 1849
Ricardia saccata (J.Agardh) Kylin 1928

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Erythrocystis grevillei J.Agardh 1876

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Abbott, I.A. & Hollenberg, G.J. (1976). Marine algae of California. pp. [i]-xii, 1-827, 701 figs. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Melchionna, M. & De Masi, F. (1977). The fine structure of the vegetative cells of Erythrocystis montagnei, a symbiotic red alga. Cytobios 20: 113-119.

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Verified by: 30 March 2017 by Wendy Guiry

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Crews, P. & Selover, S.J. (1986). Comparison of the sesquiterpenes from the seaweed Laurencia pacifica and its epiphyte Erythrocystis saccata. Phytochemistry 25: 1847-1852.
Kugrens, P. & West, J.A. (1972). Ultrastructure of spermatial development in the parasitic red algae Levringiella gardneri and Erythrocystis saccata. Journal of Phycology 8: 331-343.
Kugrens, P. & West, J.A. (1974). The ultrastructure of carposporogenesis in the marine hemiparasitic red alga Erythrocystis saccata. Journal of Phycology 10: 139-147.

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