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Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Caulacanthaceae
Genus Caulacanthus

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Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing
lower intertidal with Chondrus crispus, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing
Caulacanthus ustulatus, middle intertidal with Corallina elongata, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing
Caulacanthus ustulatus, middle intertidal with Corallina elongata, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing
middle intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing
middle intertidal, South of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing
middle intertidal, Ría de Camariñas, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing
North of Galicia, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing
Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing
Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing TS frond showing coloured cortex, colourless medullary cells, medullary cavity and axial cell; Spain, Galicia, Ría de Coruña, 2007
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing 1843: 395

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Caulacanthus.

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

Basionym
Fucus acicularis var. ustulatus Mertens ex Turner

Type information
Lectotype locality: Cádiz, Spain (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 282). Type: Clemente; BM-K (Athanasiadis 1996: 60). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Searles (1968: 46, pl. 10a) who selected Cádiz as the type locality. Turner reported seeing specimens from Clemente (Cádiz) and the Mediterranean (Dr Mohr)

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus acicularis var. ustulatus Mertens ex Turner 1808
Sphaerococcus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh 1828
Gigartina ustulata (Mertens ex Turner) Greville 1830
Hypnea ustulata (Mertens ex Turner) Montagne 1840
Gelidium ustulatum (Mertens ex Turner) J.Agardh 1842
Olivia ustulata (Mertens ex Turner) Montagne 1846

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Laurencia divaricata Suhr 1840
Caulacanthus fastigatus Kützing 1843
Rhodomela spinella J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845
Caulacanthus spinellus (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kützing 1849
Caulacanthus rigidus Kützing 1868
Caulacanthus ustulatus var. fastigiatus (Kützing) Pilger 1920
Caulacanthus indicus Weber-van Bosse 1921
Caulacanthus divaricatus (Suhr) Papenfuss 1943

Distributional notes
Introduced into several localities in California (Sonoma, Marin and Mendicino Counties and San Francisco Bay; see Gabrielson, Widdowson & Lindstrom 2004: 118, footnote). - (18 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry

Rio & Cabioch (1988) report this species as an introduction to the north-west coast of France and Guiry (1997) reported plants from south-western Britian that require confirmation with fertile material. - (18 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Norris, R.E. & Wynne, M.J. (1969 '1968'). Notes on marine algae of Washington and southern British Columbia. III. Syesis 1: 133-146.

Rueness, J. (1997). A culture study of Caulacanthus ustulatus (Caulacanthaceae, Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from Europe and Asia. Cryptogamie, Algologie 18: 175-185, 12 figs.

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.

Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.

Created: 30 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Delivopoulos, S.G. & Diannelidis, B.E. (1990). Ultrastructure of carposporogenesis in the red alga Caulacanthus ustulatus (Gigartinales, Caulacanthaceae). Ann.Bot. 66: 387-395.
Delivopoulos, S.G. & Diannelidis, B.E. (1990). Ultrastructure of carposporophyte development in the red alga Caulacanthus ustulatus (Gigartinales: Caulacanthaceae). Marine Biology, Berlin 106: 145-152, 13 figs.
Rio, A. & Cabioch, J. (1988). Apparition du Caulacanthus ustulatus (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales) dans la Manche occidentale. Cryptogamie, Algologie 9: 231-234.
Rueness, J. (1997). A culture study of Caulacanthus ustulatus (Caulacanthaceae, Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from Europe and Asia. Cryptogamie, Algologie 18: 175-185, 12 figs.
Silva, J., Lezama, N. & Rull Lluch, J. (2010). Mapas de distribución de algas marinas de la Península Ibérica y las Islas Baleares. XXIV: Catenella caespitosa, Caulacanthus ustulatus y Feldmannophycus rayssiae (Caulacanthaceae, Rhodophyta). Distribution maps of marine algae from the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands. XXIV. Catenella caespitosa, Caulacanthus ustulatus and Feldmannophycus rayssiae (Caulacanthaceae, Rhodophyta) . Botanica Complutensis 34: 89-93.
Zuccarello, G.C., West, J. & Rueness, J. (2002). Phylogeography of the cosmopolitan red alga Caulacanthus ustulatus (Caulacanthaceae, Gigartinales). Phycological Research 50(2): 163-172.

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