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Sporochnus bolleanus Montagne

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Sporochnales
Family Sporochnaceae
Genus Sporochnus

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Sporochnus bolleanus Montagne
Florida; female gametophyte with 3 oogonia that have released eggs, one with egg attracting sperm, another with germinating zygote. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Sporochnus bolleanus Montagne
Florida, female gametophyte with 3 oogonia that have released eggs, one with egg attracting sperm, another with germinating zygote. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Sporochnus bolleanus Montagne
electron micrograph of sperm showing long posterior flagellum; whiplash tip of anterior flagellum is preserved although mastigonemes have been lost. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Sporochnus bolleanus Montagne
Florida; male gametophyte with antheridia at branch tips. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Sporochnus bolleanus Montagne
Florida; clusters of sporangia, several with individualized spores within. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Sporochnus bolleanus Montagne
Florida; receptacles; dark portions are sporangial sori. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Sporochnus bolleanus Montagne
Florida; filaments of receptacles. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

 

Sporochnus bolleanus Montagne Florida; male gametophyte with antheridia at branch tips

Publication details
Sporochnus bolleanus Montagne 1856: 393

Published in: Montagne, C. (1856). Sylloge generum specierumque cryptogamarum quas in variis operibus descriptas iconobusque illustratas, nunc ad diagnosim reductas, nonnullasque novas interjectas, ordine systematijco disposuit. pp. [i]-xxiv, [1]-498. Parisiis [Paris] & Londini [London]: sumptibus J.-B. Baillière...; H. Baillière....
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sporochnus is Sporochnus pedunculatus (Hudson) C.Agardh.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Isleta de Lobos [Canary Islands] (Montagne 1856: 393). Type: Bolle; PC (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 180).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sporochnus bolleanus Montagne)
Europe: Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).

Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960, Schneider 2003), Canary Islands (Price, John & Lawson 1978, Gil-Rodríguez & Afonso-Carrillo 1980, Haroun et al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John et al. 2004, Barquín-Diez et al. 2005, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Madeira (Levring 1974, Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001, John et al. 2004).

North America: Florida (Taylor 1960).

Central America: Mexico (Pacific) (Pedroche et al. 2008).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Suárez 2005, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014), Puerto Rico (Taylor 1960).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Taylor 1930, Taylor 1960, Oliveira Filho 1977, Menezes Széchy & Paula 2010), Galápagos Islands (Taylor 1945, Ruiz & Ziemmeck 2011), Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Africa: Mauritania (John et al. 2004).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Bostock & Holland 2010).

Key references
Afonso Carrillo, J. & Sansón, M. (1999). Algas, hongos y fanerógamas marinas de las Islas Canarias. Clave analítica. pp. [1] 9-254. La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de la Laguna.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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