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Ralfsia verrucosa (Areschoug) Areschoug

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ralfsiales
Family Ralfsiaceae
Genus Ralfsia

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Ralfsia verrucosa (Areschoug) Areschoug
middle intertidal on Patella, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ralfsia verrucosa (Areschoug) Areschoug
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 28 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Ralfsia verrucosa (Areschoug) Areschoug
Galicia, Ría de A coruña, 2010, microscope. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ralfsia verrucosa (Areschoug) Areschoug
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Ralfsia verrucosa (Areschoug) Areschoug
microscope, Spain, Galicia, San Andrés de Teixido, 2002; unilocular sporangia. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ralfsia verrucosa (Areschoug) Areschoug
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Ría de Vivero, 2006. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ralfsia verrucosa (Areschoug) Areschoug
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

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Ralfsia verrucosa (Areschoug) Areschoug middle intertidal on Patella, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2012

Publication details
Ralfsia verrucosa (Areschoug) Areschoug in Fries 1845: 124

Published in: Fries, E.M. (1845). Summa vegetabilium Scandinaviae, seu enumeratio, systematica et critica, plantarum tum cotyledonearum, quum nemearum inter mare occidentale et album, inter Eidoram et Nordkap, hactenus lectarum, una cum singulae distributione geographica. pp. Sectio prior: [i], [iii], [i]-258, signatures 1-16 in fours. Holmiae & Lipsiae [Stockholm & Leipzig]: A. Bonnier.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ralfsia is Ralfsia deusta (C.Agardh) Berkeley.

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

Basionym
Cruoria verrucosa Areschoug

Type information
Type locality: Bohuslän, Western Götaland, Sweden (Areschoug 1843: 264).LD Notes: According to Womersley (1987), the type locality is Bahusia, Norway. Syntypes issued as Alg. sc. exs. No 256

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), warty (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cruoria verrucosa Areschoug 1843

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ralfsia verrucosa var. lignicola Areschoug 1847
Ralfsia verrucosa var. cochlearum Areschoug 1876

Nomenclatural notes
Price et al. (1978) and Womersley (1987) cites the authorities for this species as (Areschoug) J. Agardh. Authorities and place of publication of the combination here is as verified in Index Nominum Algarum.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Ralfsia verrucosa (Areschoug) Areschoug)
English: Limpet Paint (Bunker et al. 2010).

Japanese: Iso-iwatake (Tokida 1954).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Areschoug, J.E. (1847). Phycearum, quae in maribus Scandinaviae crescunt, enumeratio. Sectio prior Fucaceas continens. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 13: 223-382, pls I-IX.

Belous O.C., Titlyanova, T.B. & Titlyanov E.A. (2013). [Marine plants of Trinity Bay and adjacent waters (Peter the Great Bay, Sea of Japan)]. pp. [1]-263. Vladivostok: Dal'nauka. [in Russian]

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

De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Dragastan, O. & Richter, D.K. (1999). Late Jurassic oolites from the Acrocorinth (NE - Peloponnesus): Calcareous micro-algae as an exceptional paleoecologic indicator. Bochumer geol. u. geotechn. Arb 53: 149-172.

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.

Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of algae-macrophytes Kamchatka waters. Vol 1. Green algae and brown algae]. pp. 1-216. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

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..

Wernberg, T. (2006). Scale of impact determines early post-disturbance assemblage structure in subtidal Fucus beds in the Baltic Sea (Bornholm, Denmark). European Journal of Phycology 41: 105-113.

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.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Zanardini, G. (1874). Scelta di ficee nuove o piu rare del mare Adriatico. Memorie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 18(1): [253]-286, pls XCVII-CIV.

Zinova, A.D. (1953). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-224. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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]

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References
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Kain (Jones), J.M. (2008). Winter favours growth and survival of Ralfsia verrucosa (Phaeophyceae) in high intertidal rockpools in southeast Australia. Phycologia 47(5): 498-509, 11 figs, 5 tables.
Kain (Jones), J.M., Buchanan, J., Boo, S.M. & Lee, K.M. (2010). Colpomenia bullosa crust masquerading as Ralfsia verrucosa (Phaeophyceae) in southeast Australia. Phycologia 49(6): 617-627.

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