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Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Dasycladales
Family Polyphysaceae
Genus Acetabularia

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Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
La Azohía, Murcia, Spain. 10 Jul 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Cap with gametangia; Photo-Atlas of living Dasycladales.

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Otranto, Italy. Gianni Felicini. © Gianni Felicini (gfelih@alice.it).

 

Anotrichium tenue var. thyrsigerum (Thwaites ex Harvey) H.S.Kim & I.K.Lee

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva Selce, northern Croatia
© Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net)

Publication details
Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva 1952: 255

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.

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

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

Basionym
Madrepora acetabulum Linnaeus

Type information
Syntype localities: in O. Europæo, Americano [European and American Seas] (Linnaeus 1758: 793). Type: LINN?

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Acetabularia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), saucer.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Madrepora acetabulum Linnaeus 1758
Tubularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus 1767

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina androsace Pallas 1766
Olivia androsace (Pallas) Bertoloni 1810
Acetabularia mediterranea J.V.Lamouroux 1816
Acetabulum mediterraneum Lamarck 1816
Olivia adrosace Bertoloni 1819
Acetabularia integra J.V.Lamouroux 1821

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Berger, S. & Liddle. L.B. (2003). The life cycle of Acetabularia (Dasycladales, Chlorophyta): textbook accounts are wrong (Commentary). Phycologia 42(2): 204-207, 3 figs.

Berger, S., Fettweiss, U., Gleissberg, S., Liddle, L.B., Richter, U., Sawitzky, H. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2003). 18S rDNA phylogeny and evaluation of cap development in Polyphysaceae (formerly Acetabulariaceae; Dasyladales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 42: 506-561.

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

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..

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

Sfriso, A. (2011). Chlorophyta multicellulari e fanerogame acquatiche. Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-318, pls 1-94. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 702/3 Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
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Created: 09 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 February 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Cinelli, F. (1979). Acetabularia acetabulum (L.) Silva, Acetabularia parvula Solms-Laubach and Dasycladus vermicularis (Scopoli) Krasser (Chlorophyta, Dasycladales): ecology and distribution in the Mediterranean Sea.. In: Developmental Biology of Acetabularia. (Bonotto, S., Kefeli, V. & Puiseux-Dao, S. Eds), pp. 3-14. Amsterdam: Elsevier North Holland Biomedical Press.
Cooper, J.J. & Mandoli, D.F. (1999). Physiological factors that aid differenciation of zygotes and early juveniles of Acetabularia acetabulum (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 35: 143-151, 9 figs.
Dazy, A. C., Borghi, H., Durand, M. & Puiseux-Dao, S. (1984). The effects of blue and red light on the transcellular electric potential, cytoplasmic streaming and rRNA transport in Acetabularia acetabulum. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 11: 193-197.
Hunt, B.E. & Mandoli, D.F. (1996). A new, artificial seawater that facilitates growth of large numbers of cells of Acetabularia acetabulum (Chlorophyta) and reduces the labor inherent in cell culture. Journal of Phycology 32: 483-495, 6 figs, 3 tables.
Kingsley, R.J., Van Gilder, R., LeGeros, R.Z. & Watabe, N. (2003). Multimineral calcareous deposits in the marine alga Acetabularia acetabulum (Chlorophyta; Dasycladaceae). Journal of Phycology 39: 937-947.
Kratz, R.F., Young, P.A. & Mandoli, D.F. (1998). Timing and light regulation of apical morphogenesis during reproductive development in wild-type populations of Acetabularia acetabulum (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 34: 138-146, 6 figs, 2 tables.
Lüttke, A. (1988). The lack of chloroplast DNA in Acetabularia mediterranea (acetabulum) (Chlorophyceae): A reinvestigation. Journal of Phycology 24: 173-180, 12 figs.
Mandoli, D.F., Wexler, A., Teschmacher, J. & Zukowski, A. (1995). Note: Brief incubation of gametangia-bearing caps in antibiotics eliminates branching in progeny of Acetabularia acetabulum (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 31: 844-848, 4 figs, 3 tables.
Menzel, D. (1981). Development and fine structure of plugs in the cap rays of Acetabularia acetabulum (mediterranea) (L.) Silva (Dasycladales). Phycologia 20: 56-64, 21 figs.
Nishimura, N.J. & Mandoli, D.F. (1992). Population analysis of reproductive cell structures of Acetabularia acetabulum (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 31: 351-358, 9 figs, 2 tables.
Nishimura, N.J. & Mandoli, D.F. (1992). Vegetative growth of Acetabularia acetabulum (Chlorophyta): structural evidence for juvenile and adult phases in development. Journal of Phycology 28: 669-677, 7 figs.
Torres, J., Rivera, A., Clark, G. & Roux, S.J. (2008). Participation of extracellular nucleotides in the wound response of Dasycladus vermicularis and Acetabularia acetabulum. Journal of Phycology 44: 1504-1511.
Zeller, A. & Mandoli, D.F. (1993). Growth of Acetabularia acetabulum (Dasycladales, Chlorophyta) on solid substrata at specific cell densities. Phycologia 32: 136-142, 6 figs, 3 tables.

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