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Cladophora herpestica (Montagne) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Cladophoraceae
Genus Cladophora

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Cladophora herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
1, 3. Lateral filaments ending into finger-like attachments. 2. Branching pattern. 4. Upper intertidal (Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan).. 09 Mar 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova. © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Cladophora herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
Panama. Habit.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Cladophora herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
Panama. Rhizoid. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Cladophora herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
Panama. Unilateral branching. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Cladophora herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Cladophora herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

Cladophora herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Sorocarpus pacificus Hollenberg

Cladophoropsis herpestica (Montagne) M.Howe Panama. Habit.
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Cladophora herpestica (Montagne) Kützing 1849: 415

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lychaete herpestica (Montagne) M.J.Wynne

Basionym
Conferva herpestica Montagne

Type information
Type locality: Bay of Islands, New Zealand (Womersley 1984: 184). Lectotype: Hombron s.n.; PC herbier général folder 48 (Leliaert & Coppejans 2006: 672). Notes: Type in Herb. Montagne, PC (Womersely, 1984: 184). Isotype in NY (Leliaert & Coppejans, 2006: 672).

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

Distributional notes
This species was introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 263) via the Suez Canal, being first found at Alexandria and Sallum, Egypt prior to 1948. Now widespread on Libyian, Egyptian and Levantine coast. - (6 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2017). The reinstatement of Lychaete J.Agardh (Ulvophyceae, Cladophoraceae). Notulae Algarum 31: 1-4, 1 fig.

Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Huisman, J.M. & Leliaert, F. (2015). Cladophorales. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 32-67. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2006). A revision of Cladophoropsis Børgesen (Siphonocladales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 45: 657-679.

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

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.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanov, T.V. (2012). Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. pp. [1]-376, many col. photographs. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

Titlyanova, T.V., Titlyanov, E.A., Xia, B. & Bartsch, I. (2012). New records of benthic marine green algae (Chlorophyta) for the island of Hainan (China). Nova Hedwigia 94: 441-470.

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