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Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (J.Agardh) Sjöstedt

Publication details
Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (J.Agardh) Sjöstedt 1926: 9

Published in: Sjöstedt, L.G. (1926). Floridean studies. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 22(4): 1-95, 41 figs.

Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrosymphyton.

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

Dudresnaya purpurifera J.Agardh

Type information
Syntype localities: Ad Pozzuoli et Amalfi regni Neapolitani (Agardh 1842: 85).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dudresnaya purpurifera J.Agardh 1842
Helminthiopsis purpurifera (J.Agardh) Papenfuss 1958

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Dudresnaya purpurifera J.Agardh)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Rodríguez y Femenías 1889).

(as Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (J.Agardh) Sjöstedt)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Munda 1979, Ercegovic 1980), Apulia (Bottalico et al. 2016), Balearic Islands (Ribera Siguán & Gómez Garreta 1984, Cremades 1989), Corsica (Coppejans 1979), France (Feldmann 1939, Huvé 1970, Augier, Boudouresque & Laborel 1971, Anon. 2017), Greece (Diannelidis 1953, Gerloff & Geissler 1974, Haritonidis & Tsekos 1976, Tsekos & Haritonidis 1977), Italy (Giaccone 1969, Cinelli 1971, Feoli & Bressan 1972, Edwards et al. 1975, Cinelli et al. 1976, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Rindi, Sartoni & Cinelli 2002, Furnari et al. 2003, Furnari et al. 2003, Furnari et al. 2003), Sardinia (Furnari et al. 2003), Sicily (Alongi et al. 2012), Spain (Ballesteros 1984, Gallardo et al. 1985, Rodríguez-Prieto & Vergés 2000), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016), Turkey (Europe) (Güven & Öztig 1971, Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993).

Atlantic Islands: Azores (Fredericq, Serrão Norris 1992, Neto 1994, Tittley & Neto 1994), Canary Islands (Gil-Rodríguez & Afonso-Carrillo 1980, Haroun et al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Madeira (Levring 1974, Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001), Salvage Islands (Parente et al. 2000).

Africa: Tunisia (Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987).

South-west Asia: Israel (Einav & Israel 2008), Turkey (Asia) (Taskin et al. 2008).

(as Helminthiopsis purpurifera (J.Agardh) Papenfuss)
Europe: Greece (Athanasiadis 1987).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (John et al. 2004), Cape Verde Islands (John et al. 2004, Prud'homme van Reine, Haroun & Kostermans 2005), Madeira (John et al. 2004), Salvage Islands (John et al. 2004).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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.

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..

Withall, R.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2007 '2006'). Combining small and large subunit ribosomal DNA genes to resolve relationships among orders of the Rhodymeniophycidae (Rhodophyta): recognition of the Acrosymphytales ord. nov. and Sebdeniales ord. nov. European Journal of Phycology 41: 379-394.

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Breeman, A.M. & ten Hoopen, A. (1981). Ecology and distribution of the subtidal red alga Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (J. Ag.) Sjöst (Rhodophyceae, Cryptonemiales). Aquatic Botany 11: 143-166.
Breeman, A.M. & ten Hoopen, A. (1987). The mechanism of daylength perception in the red alga Acrosymphyton purpuriferum. Journal of Phycology 23: 36-42.
Breeman, A.M. (1979). The life history and its environmental regulation in the subtidal red alga Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (J. AG.) Sjöst. pp. 141. Groningen: Stichting Drukkerij C. Regenboog.
Breeman, A.M. (1979). The caryological phases in the life history of Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (J. Ag.) Sjöst. (Rhodophyceae, Cryptonemiales). Phycologia 18: 146-148.
Breeman, A.M. (1993). Photoperiodic history affects the critical daylength of the short-day plant Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 28: 157-160, 3 figs.
Cortel-Breeman, A.M. & Ten Hoopen, A. (1978). The short day response in Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (J. Ag.) Sjöst. (Rhodophyceae, Cryptonemiales). Phycologia 17: 125-132.
Cortel-Breeman, A.M. & van den Hoek, C. (1970). Life-history studies on Rhodophyceae I. Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (J. Ag.) Kyl.. Acta Botanica Neerlandica 19: 265-284.
Cortel-Breeman, A.M. (1975). The life history of Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (J. Ag.) Sjöst. (Rhodophyceae, Cryptonemiales). Isolation of tetrasporophytes. With some remarks on the tetrasporophytes of Bonnemaisonia asparagoides (Woodw.) C. Ag. (Nemalionales). Acta Botanica Neerlandica 24: 111-127.
Feldmann, G. (1955). Développement comparé des spores du Dudresnaya verticillata (Withering) Le Jolis et de l'Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (C. Ag.) Sjöstedt. Rev Gen Bot 62: 629-639.
Ten Hoopen, A. (1983). Effects of daylength and irradiance on the formation of reproductive organs in two algae: Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (J.Ag) Sjöst. (Rhodophyceae) and Sphacelaria rigidula Kütz. (Phaeophyceae). : 1-87.
van den Hoek, C. & Cortel-Breeman, A.M. (1969). The life histories of Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (J. Ag.) Kylin and Halymenia floresia (Clem.) Ag. in unialgal cultures. British Phycological Journal 4: 213.

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