Ellisolandia elongata (J.Ellis & ) K.R.Hind & G.W.
Corallina elongata J.Ellis & Solander Mediterranean.
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Ellisolandia elongata (J.Ellis & Solander) K.R.Hind & G.W.Saunders 2013: 109, 110, fig. 4e
Published in: Hind, K.R. & Saunders, G.W. (2013). A molecular phylogenetic study of the tribe Corallineae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) with an assessment of genus-level taxonomic features and descriptions of novel genera. Journal of Phycology 49(1): 103-114.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ellisolandia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lectotype locality: Cornwall, England (Irvine & Johansen 1994: 41). Lectotype: Ellis (1755), pl. 24, fig. 3 in the absence of a specimen : see below (epitype) (Irvine & Johansen 1994: 41). Notes: An epitype was designated by Brodie et al. (2013, fig. 5; BM001032350): England: South Devon, Plymouth Sound, Renny Rocks, 8 March 2012, leg. Christine A. Maggs (J. Brodie specimen code: JBCorallina 2012-2), at lower littoral, N50:19:07, W4:07:18. Genbank accession numbers: JX315327 [cox1], and JX315328 [rbcL].
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), elongated (Stearn 1973).
Corallina elongata J.Ellis & Solander 1786
Corallina deshayesii Montagne 1846
Corallina mediterranea Areschoug 1852
Corallina officinalis var. mediterranea Kützing 1858
Corallina officinalis var. mediterranea (Areschoug) Hauck 1883
Couto et al. (2014: 14) comment: "It is worthmentioning, however, that specimens of the Azores morphologically identical to C. elongata as described in Walker et al. (2009) were found to be genetically identical to C. caespitosa (DQ191343, Hind & Saunders 2013), a result that indicates that the morphological differentiation of the two species is still uncertain." - (15 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.
Couto, R.P., Rosas-Alquicira, E.F., Rodrigues, A.S. & Neto, A.I. (2014). The genus Ellisolandia (Corallinaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in the Azores (NE Atlantic): character expression and taxonomic evaluation. Phytotaxa 190(1): 5-16.
Created: 29 April 2013 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 20 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Egilsdottir, H., Olafsson, J. & Martin, S. (2016). Photosynthesis and calcification in the articulated coralline alga Ellisolandia elongata (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) from intertidal rock pools. European Journal of Phycology 51(1): 59-70.
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