Vaucheria litorea C.
Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh Oogonium on branch showing septum arrowed. Sample collected by Roy Merritt, River Lune, Overton, Lancs, UK.
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Vaucheria litorea C.Agardh 1823: 463
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1823). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [vii-viii], -531. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the sea-shore (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.
Type locality: Hofmansgave, Fyn, Denmark (Christensen 1987: 19). Holotype: C (Christensen 1987: 19).
Brown, H.J. (1929). The algal family Vaucheriaceae. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 48(1): 86-118.
Christensen, T. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 4. Tribophyceae (Xanthophyceae). pp. [i]-viii, 1-36, 8 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Entwisle, T.J. (1988). A monograph of Vaucheria (Vaucheriaceae, Chrysophyta) in south-eastern mainland Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 1: 1-77.
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.
Muralidhar, A., Broady, P.A., MacIntyre, D.P., Wilcox, M.D., Garrill, A. & Novis, P.M. (2014). Morphological and phylogenetic characterization of seven species of Vaucheria (Xanthophyceae), including two new species, from contrasting habitats in New Zealand. Phytotaxa 183(3): 117-136.
Rieth, A. (1956). Zur Kenntnis halophiler Vaucherien. Flora 143: 127-160, 3 pls.
Venkataraman, G.S. (1961). Vaucheriaceae. pp. [i]-ix, -112. New Delhi: Indian Council for Agricultural Research.
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]
Zuccarello, G.C. & Lokhorst, G.M. (2005). Molecular phylogeny of the genus Tribonema (Xanthophyceae) using rbcL gene sequence data: monophyly of morphologically simple algal species. Phycologia 44: 384-392.
Created: 28 June 1996 by M.D. Guiry
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Ott, D.W. & Brown, R.M., Jr (1972). Light and electron microscopical observations on mitosis in Vaucheria litorea Hofman ex C. Agardh. British Phycological Journal 7: 361-374.
Soule, K.M. & Rumpho, M.E. (2012). Light-regulated photosynthetic gene expression and phosphoribulokinase enzyme activity in the heterokont alga Vaucheria litorea (Xanthophyceae) and its symbiotic molluskan partner Elysia chlorotica (Gastropoda). Journal of Phycology 48(2): 373-383.
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