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Wrangelia argus (Montagne) Montagne

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Suborder Spermothamniineae
Family Wrangeliaceae
Tribe Wrangelieae
Genus Wrangelia

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Wrangelia argus (Montagne) Montagne
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Wrangelia argus (Montagne) Montagne
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Publication details
Wrangelia argus (Montagne) Montagne 1856: 444

Published in: Montagne, C. (1856). Sylloge generum specierumque cryptogamarum quas in variis operibus descriptas iconobusque illustratas, nunc ad diagnosim reductas, nonnullasque novas interjectas, ordine systematijco disposuit. pp. [i]-xxiv, [1]-498. Parisiis [Paris] & Londini [London]: sumptibus J.-B. Baillière...; H. Baillière....
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Wrangelia is Wrangelia penicillata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Griffithsia argus Montagne

Type information
Type locality: Roque de Gando, Gran Canaria, Islas Canarias (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 159). Type: PC (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 159).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latinised), Latinised form of the Greek, argos, white; the hundred-eyed keeper of Io, killed by Mercury at the command of Jupiter (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Griffithsia argus Montagne 1841

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Callithamnion beauii P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1865

Nomenclatural notes
Børgesen (1945: 18) cites this species as Wrangelia argus Montagne.

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Wrangelia plebeya J. Agardh as a synonym of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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.

Kim, H.-S. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 6 Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae: Ceramiales: Ceramiaceae II (Corticated Species), Dasyaceae. pp. [1-4], 1-191, figs 1-132. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Schneider, C.W. & Searles, R.B. (1997). Notes on the marine algae of the Bermudas. 2. Some Rhodophyta, including Polysiphonia tongatensis and a discussion on the Herposiphonia secunda/tenella complex. Cryptogamie, Algologie 18: 187-210, 19 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.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Zheng, B., Liu, J. & Chen, Z. (2001). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VI Ceramiales (I). pp. [i-vi], i-xx, 1-159, 1 pl. Beijing: Science Press.

Created: 03 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 January 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Rao, C.S.P. (1971). Sex chromosomes of Wrangelia argus Mont. Botanica Marina 14: 113-115, 5 figs.
Rao, C.S.P. (1971). Sex chromosomes of Wrangelia argus Mont. In: Proceedings of the Fifty-eighth Indian Science Congress, Bangalore, 1971. Part III. Abstracts. ( Eds), pp. 394-395. Calcutta:
Rao, C.S.P. (1974). Morphology of the chromosomes of Wrangelia argus Mont. with particular reference to the centromeric position. Botanica Marina 17: 158-160, 10 figs.

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