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Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman, nom. cons.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Acinetosporaceae
Genus Pylaiella

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Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal over Laminaria ochroleuca, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman
Collected near Roscoff (F), Dec 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman
Penzance, Cornwall. 03 Apr 2011. © David Fenwick.

Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman
Epiphytic on Zostera marina, Grömitz, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Baltic Sea, 3m depth. 21 Apr 2004. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman
Claddagh, Galway, Ireland; epiphytic plants on soft sand. 05 Jun 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman 1872: 99, nom. cons. (as 'Pilayella' )

Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1872). Bidrag till kännedomen om Skandinaviens Ectocarpeer och Tilopterider. pp. 1-112, 2 plates. Stockholm: Akademisk afhandling Upsala.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pylaiella.

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

Basionym
Conferva littoralis Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: "in Europae marinis rupibus" [Europe] (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 572).LINN?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the shore (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva littoralis Linnaeus 1753
Ceramium littorale (Linnaeus) Dillwyn 1809
Ectocarpus littoralis (Linnaeus) Lyngbye 1819
Lyngbya littoralis (Linnaeus) Dillwyn ex Gaillon 1828

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Pylaiella littoralis var. brachiata Batters
Pylaiella littoralis var. ramellosa Kuckuck
Conferva compacta (Roth) F.Weber & D.Mohr
Pylaiella littoralis f. compacta 1872
Ceramium confervoides Roth 1797
Ceramium tomentosum var. ferrugineum Roth 1800
Ceramium compactum Roth 1806
Ceramium ferrugineum (Roth) C.Agardh 1811
Ceramium brachiatum C.Agardh 1817
Ceramium ferrugineum var. compactum C.Agardh 1817
Conferva ferruginea Lyngbye 1819
Ectocarpus littoralis var. protensus Lyngbye 1819
Ectocarpus littoralis var. ruber Lyngbye 1819
Ectocarpus ferrugineus C.Agardh 1824
Ectocarpus brachiatus (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1824
Ectocarpus ferrugineus var. compactus (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1824
Ectocarpus siliculosus var. protensus (Lyngbye) C.Agardh 1824
Ectocarpus compactus (Roth) C.Agardh 1828
Ectocarpus siliculosus var. firmus C.Agardh 1828
Ectocarpus littoralis var. brachycarpus C.Agardh 1828
Ectocarpus compactus var. densissimus C.Agardh 1828
Ulothrix compacta (Roth) Kützing 1833
Ectocarpus subverticillatus Kützing 1845
Ectocarpus ramellosus Kützing 1845
Ectocarpus firmus (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1848
Ectocarpus longifructus Harvey 1849
Ectocarpus littoralis var. brachiatus (C.Agardh) Areschoug 1850
Ectocarpus littoralis var. compactus (C.Agardh) Areschoug 1850
Ectocarpus firmus f. vernalis Areschoug 1862
Ectocarpus firmus var. rupincola Areschoug 1862
Ectocarpus littoralis f. pumilus Areschoug 1862
Pylaiella littoralis f. vernalis Kjellman 1872
Pylaiella littoralis f. typica Gobi 1878
Pylaiella littoralis f. tilopterioides Gobi 1878
Pylaiella littoralis f. ramellosa (Kützing) Hauck 1884
Pylaiella littoralis f. rupincola (Areschoug) Kjellman 1890
Pylaiella littoralis var. firma (C.Agardh) Kjellman 1890
Pylaiella littoralis var. opposita Kjellman 1890
Pylaiella littoralis var. divaricata Kjellman 1890
Pylaiella littoralis f. aegagropila Kjellman 1890
Pylaiella littoralis f. praetorta Kjellman 1890
Pylaiella littoralis f. subsalsa Kjellman 1890
Pylaiella littoralis f. olivacea Kjellman 1890
Pylaiella littoralis f. parvula Kjellman 1890
Pylaiella littoralis f. crassiuscula Kjellman 1890
Pylaiella littoralis f. elongata Kjellman 1890
Pylaiella littoralis f. nebulosa Kjellman 1890
Ectocarpus littoralis subsp. divaricatus (Kjellman) Kuckuck 1891
Ectocarpus littoralis subsp. firmus (C.Agardh) Kuckuck 1891
Ectocarpus littoralis subsp. oppositus (Kjellman) Kuckuck 1891
Ectocarpus littoralis subsp. [divaricatus] f. ramellosus Kuckuck 1891
Ectocarpus littoralis subsp. [firmus] f. lividus Kuckuck 1891
Ectocarpus littoralis subsp. [firmus] f. subglomeratus Kuckuck 1891
Ectocarpus littoralis subsp. [oppositus] f. rectangulans Kuckuck 1891
Ectocarpus littoralis subsp. [firmus] f. pachycarpus Kuckuck 1891
Ectocarpus littoralis subsp. [oppositus] f. subverticillatus (Kützing) Kuckuck 1891
Ectocarpus littoralis var. divaricatus (Kjellman) Rosenvinge 1893
Ectocarpus littoralis var. firmus (C.Agardh) Rosenvinge 1893
Ectocarpus littoralis var. oppositus (Kjellman) Rosenvinge 1893
Pylaiella littoralis f. rectangularis De Toni 1895
Pylaiella littoralis var. longifructus (Harvey) Batters 1902
Pylaiella ramellosa (Kützing) Laing 1927
Pylaiella rupincola (Areschoug) Kylin 1937
Pylaiella kylini Du Rietz 1941

Distributional notes
This species has been introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 55) being first found in the Venice Lagoon in 1960. It is now well-established on northern shores of the Mediterranean. - (3 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Facultative epiphyte on Ascophyllum nodosum (Longtin & Scrosati 2009). - (23 Apr 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Intertidal stones (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009). - (7 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman)
Japanese: Piraera (Tokida 1954).

Swedish: Trådslick (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

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

Geoffroy, A., Mauger, S., De Jode, A., Le Gall, L. & Destombe, C. (2015). Molecular evidence for the coexistence of two sibling species in Pylaiella littoralis (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae) along the Brittany coast. Journal of Phycology 51(3): 480-489.

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]

Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. [1]-215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.

Luan Rixiao, Ding Lanping, Lu Baoren & Tseng, C.K. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus III Phaeophyta No. I(1) Ectocarpales Ralfsiales Sphaceariales Dictyotales. pp. [i]-xxii, 1-195, pls I-XXII. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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.

Müller, D.G. & Stache, B. (1989). Life history studies on Pilayella littoralis (L.) Kjellman (Phaeophyceae, Ectocarpales) of different geographical origin. Botanica Marina 32: 71-78.

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

Sfriso, A. (2011). Ochrophyta (Phaeophyceae e Xanthophyceae). Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-234, pls 1-51. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. [1]-362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.

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.

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]

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Asensi, A. (1966). La presencia de Pylaiella littoralis (L.) Kjellman en la Antartida. Contr. Inst. Antar. Arg. 101: 1-14.
Assali, N.-E. & Loiseaux-de Goër, S. (1992). Sequence and phylogeny of the psaB gene of Pylaiella littoralis (Phaeophyta). Journal of Phycology 28: 209-213, 4 figs, 1 table.
Assali, N.-E., Mache, R. & Loiseaux-de Goër, S. (1990). Evidence for a composite phylogenetic origin of the plastid genome of the brown alga Pylaiella littoralis (L.) Kjellm.. Plant Molecular Biology 15: 307-315, 2 figs, 2 tables.
Dalmon, J. & Loiseaux, S. (1981). The deoxyribonucleic acids of two brown algae: Pylaiella littoralis (L.) Kjellm. and Sphacelaria sp.. Pl. Sci. Let. 21: 241-251.
Gachon, C.M.M., Kupper, H., Kupper, F.C. & Setlik, I. (2007). Single-cell chlorophyll fluorescence kinetic microscopy of Pylaiella littoralis (Phaeophyceae) infected by Chytridium polysiphoniae (Chytridiomycota). European Journal of Phycology 41: 395-403.
Geoffroy, A., Mauger, S., De Jode, A., Le Gall, L. & Destombe, C. (2015). Molecular evidence for the coexistence of two sibling species in Pylaiella littoralis (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae) along the Brittany coast. Journal of Phycology 51(3): 480-489.
Knight, M. (1923). Studies in the Ectocarpaceae. I. The life-history and cytology of Pylaiella littoralis Kjellm.. Trans. R. Soc. Edinburgh 53: 343-360, Plates 1-6.
Loiseaux, S. & Mache, R. (1977). Caractères particuliers de l'ARN ribosomal de Pylaiella littoralis (L.) Kjellm. (Ectocarpacées). Bulletin de la Société Phycologique de France 22: 110.
Loiseaux, S. & Mache, R. (1980). Cytoplasmic rRNA synthesis is probably controlled by plastids in the brown alga: Pylaiella littoralis (L.) Kjellm.. Physiol. Vég 18: 199-206.
Loiseaux, S. & Rozier, C. (1978). Culture axénique de Pylaiella littoralis (L.) Kjellm. (Phéophycées). Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Serie 13: 333-340.
Loiseaux, S., Mache, R. & Rozier, C. (1979). Heterogeneity of the 23 S ribosomal RNA in phaeoplasts of Pylaiella littoralis (L.) Kjellm., Phaeophyta. Physiol. Vég. 17: 619-629.
Loiseaux, S., Rozier, C. & Dalmon, J. (1980). Plastidial origin of a large ribosomal precursor molecule in the brown alga Pylaiella littoralis (L.) Kjellm.. Pl. Sci. Let. 18: 381-388.
Markey, D.R. & Wilce, R.T. (1975). The ultrastructure of reproduction in the brown alga Pylaiella littoralis I. Mitosis and cytokinesis in the plurilocular gametangia. Protoplasma 85: 219-241.
Markey, D.R. & Wilce, R.T. (1976). The ultrastructure of reproduction in the brown alga Pylaiella littoralis. II. Zoosporogenesis in the unilocular sporangia. Protoplasma 88: 147-173.
Markey, D.R. & Wilce, R.T. (1976). The ultrastructure of reproduction in the brown alga Pylaiella littoralis. III. Later stages of gametogenesis in the plurilocular gametangia. Protoplasma 88: 175-186.
Martin, W.F., Jouannic, S. & Loiseaux-de Goër, S. (1993). Molecular phylogeny of the atpB and atpE genes of the brown alga Pylaiella littoralis. European Journal of Phycology 28: 111-113, 2 figs.
Russell, G. (1958). The autecology of Pylaiella littoralis (L.) Kjellm.. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 3: 34-35.
Russell, G. (1961). The autecology and life-history of Pylaiella littoralis (L.) Kjellman. Reports of the Challenger Society 3(13): .
Russell, G. (1963). A study in populations of Pylaiella littoralis. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 43: 469-483.
Somerville, C.C., Jouannic, S., Martin, W.F., Kloareg, B. & Loiseaux-de Goer, S. (1993). Secondary structure and phylogeny of the chloroplast 23S rRNA gene from the brown alga Pylaiella littoralis. Plant Molecular Biology 21: 779-787.

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