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Sphacelaria tribuloides Meneghini

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Sphacelariales
Family Sphacelariaceae
Genus Sphacelaria

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Sphacelaria tribuloides Meneghini
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 100 µm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Sphacelaria tribuloides Meneghini
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Sphacelaria tribuloides Meneghini
Florida: germinating propagules. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Sphacelaria tribuloides Meneghini
Florida; development of propagules . Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

 

Cymbella aspera var. gigas McCall

Sphacelaria tribuloides Meneghini Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Sphacelaria tribuloides Meneghini 1840: [2]

Published in: Meneghini, G. (1840). Lettera del Prof. Giuseppe Meneghini al Dott. Iacob Corinaldi a Pisa. pp. [1-4]. Pisa: Tipografia Prosperi.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacelaria is Sphacelaria reticulata Lyngbye.

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

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Propagulifera Section Furcigera

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria rigida Hering 1846
Sphacelaria mexicana W.R.Taylor 1945

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) the name Sphacelaria cervicornis has been misapplied to this species by Montagne (1845: 38). John et al. (2004) cite Sphacelaria hancockii E.Y. Dawson as a synonym of this species.

Habitat notes
Widespread in warm and temperate seas. On drifting Turbinaria; on rocks; among other epiphytes on Turbinaria triquetra; on Padina boergesenii (Lipkin & Silva 2002). A common species on rock at or just below low tide level (Womersley 1987). - (15 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: La Spezia, Italy (Prud'homme van Reine 1982: 179). Lectotype: L 937.71.699 (Prud'homme van Reine 1982: 179). Notes: On submerged rocks, leg. Meneghini; isotypes in LD, PC (Lipkin & Silva 2002). Womersley (1987: 160) gives the following data: Type from Gulf of Spezia, N. Italy; in FI (?).

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Key references
Aisha, K. & Shameel, M. (2012). Taxonomy of the genus Sphacelaria Lyngb. (Phaeophycota) from the coast of Pakistan. International Journal on Algae 14: 247-264.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

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.

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.

Gepp, E.S. (1904). Chinese marine algae. Journal of Botany, London 42: 161-166.

Keum, Y.-S., Oak, J.H., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Lee, I.K. (2003). Comparative morphology and taxonomy of Sphacelaria species with tribuliform propagules (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae). Botanica Marina 46: 113-124.

Kraft, G.T. (2009). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 2. Brown algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-364, 107 figs. Erratum of fig. 73 from vol. 1. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study and CSIRO Publishing.

Luan Rixiao, Ding Lanping, Lu Baoren & Tseng, C.K. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus III Phaeophyta No. I(1) Ectocarpales Ralfsiales Sphaceariales Dictyotales. pp. [i]-xxii, 1-195, pls I-XXII. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (1982). A taxonomic revision of the European Sphacelariaceae (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae). Leiden Botanical Series 6: [i-x], 1-293, 660 figs, XXI tables, 6 pls.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

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.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1967). A critical survey of the marine algae of southern Australia. II. Phaeophyta. Australian Journal of Botany 15: 189-270, 6 figs.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Zanardini, G. (1873). Scelta di Ficee nuove o più rare dei mari Mediterraneo ed Adriatico. (Decade XII). Memorie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 17(3): [427]-460, pls LXXXIX-XCVI.

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]

Created: 05 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Galatis, B., Katsaros, C. & Mitrakos, K. (1977). Fine structure of vegetative cells of Sphacelaria tribuloides Menegh. (Phaeophyceae, Sphacelariales) with special reference to some unusual proliferations of the plasmalemma. Phycologia 16: 139-151, 24 figs.
Katsaros, C., Galatis, B. & Mitrakos, K. (1983). Fine structural studies on the interphase and dividing apical cells of Sphacelaria tribuloides (Phaeophyta). Journal of Phycology 19: 16-30.

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