Vertebrata lanosa ( ) T.A.
Vertebrata lanosa (Linnaeus) T.A.Christensen Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; epiphytic on Fucus vesiculosus
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Vertebrata lanosa (Linnaeus) T.A.Christensen 1967: 93
Published in: Christensen, T. (1967). Two new families and some new names and combinations in the algae. Blumea 15: 91-94.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus lanosus Linnaeus
Type locality: ‘In Oceano Islandico’ (Iceland) Holotype: LINN 1274.23 (
Conferva omissa Gunnerus 1772
Ceramium fastigiatum Roth 1800
Hutchinsia fastigiata (Roth) C.Agardh 1817
Vertebrata fastigiata S.F.Gray 1821
Polysiphonia fastigiata (Roth) Greville 1824
Obligate epiphyte on Ascophyllum nodosum (Longtin & Scrosati 2009). - (23 Apr 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
(as Polysiphonia lanosa (Linnaeus) Tandy)
English: Wrack Siphon Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. , 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Choi, H.-G., Kim, M.-S., Guiry, M.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2001). Phylogenetic relationships of Polysiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) and its relatives based on anatomical and nuclear small-subunit rDNA sequence data. Canadian Journal of Botany 79: 1465-1476.
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.
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.
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Garbary, D.J. (2017). Harvesting Ascophyllum nodosum (Phaeophyceae) reduces the abundance of its host-specific epiphyte Vertebrata lanosa (Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 60(3): 297-301.
Garbary, D.J., Deckert, R.J. & Hubbard, C.B. (2005). Ascophyllum and its symbionts. VII. Three-way interactions among Ascophyllum nodosum (Phaeophyceae), Mycophycias ascophylli (Ascopmycetes) and Vertebrata lanosa (Rhodophyta). Algae 20(4): 353-361, 17 figs.
Garbary, D.J., Miller, A.G. & Scrosati, R.A. (2014). Ascophyllum nodosum and its symbionts: XI. The epiphyte Vertebrata lanosa performs better photosynthetically when attached to Ascophyllum than when alone. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 29(4): 321-331.
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