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Derbesia tenuissima (Moris & De Notaris) P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Derbesiaceae
Genus Derbesia

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Derbesia tenuissima (Moris & De Notaris) P.Crouan & H.Crouan
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Publication details
Derbesia tenuissima (Moris & De Notaris) P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867: 133

Published in: Crouan, P.L. & Crouan, H.M. (1867). Florule du Finistère contenant les descriptions de 360 espèces nouvelles de sporogames, de nombreuses observations et une synonymic des plantes cellulaires et vasculaires qui croissent spontanément dans ce département, accompagnées de trente-deux planches où est représentée l'organographie, faite sur l'état vif, des fruits et des tissus de 198 genres d'algues avec la plante grandeur naturelle ou réduite plus une planche supplémentaire où sont figures 24 champignons nouveaux. pp. [i]-x, [1]-262, frontisp., pi. 1-31, + 1 suppl. pl., coloured liths. by H. Crouan. Paris & Brest: Friedrich Klincksieck & J.B. et A. Lefournier.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Derbesia is Derbesia marina (Lyngbye) Solier.

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

Basionym
Bryopsis tenuissima Moris & De Notaris

Type information
Type locality: Isola di Capraia, ca 70 km SW of Livorno, Italy (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 62). Type: TO (presumably) (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 62). Notes: Type from Caprara, Italy, in RO(?) (Womersley (1984: 290).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bryopsis tenuissima Moris & De Notaris 1839

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Halicystis parvula F.Schmitz ex Murray 1893

Distributional notes
Widespread in warm and temperate waters (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (21 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
In reef pools; in heavily shaded pool; Halicystis stage on crustose coralline in heavily shade pool and 5 m deep on crustos coralline (Womersley 1984). - (21 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Almeida, W.R. de, Beauclair Guimarães, S.M.P. de & Nascimento Moura, C.W. do (2014). Novas adições à fl ora marinha bentônica da costa nordeste do Brasil. Iheringia Serie Botanica 69(1): 97-104.

Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.

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.

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.

Huisman, J.M. (2015). Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. pp. [i]-viii, 1-320, 56 figs, 14 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Kim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. (2010). Bryopsidales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 1, Number 1. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae: Ulotrichales, Ulvales, Cladophorales, Bryopsidales. Marine green algae. (Bae, E.H., Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J., Hwang, I.-K., Kim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. Eds), pp. 157-209. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Nizamuddin, M. (1991). The green marine algae of Libya. pp. 1-230. Bern: El-Faateh University, Department of Botany.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

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..

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

de Paula, É.J. & Ugadim, Y. (1988). Field and culture studies on Derbesia tenuissima (De Notaris) Crouan (Chlorophyta-Derbesiales) from the Brazilian coast. Bol. Bot. Univ. São Paulo 10: 119-139.
Eckhardt, R. & Schnetter, R. (1984). Failure of karyogamy after gamete mating in Derbesia tenuissima (Chlorophyceae). Naturwissenschaften 71: 640.
Feldmann, J. (1950). Sur l'existence d'une alternance de générations entre l'Halicystis parvula Schmitz et le Derbesia tenuissima (De Not.) Crn. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. 23: 322-323.
Feldmann, J. (1950). Sur l'existence d'une alternance de générations entre l'Halicystis parvula Schmitz et le Derbesia tenuissima (De Not.) Crn. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, Série D 230: 322-323.
Lee, S.-H., Motomura, T. & Ichimura, T. (2002). Light and electron microscopic observations of preferential destruction of chloroplast and mitochondrial DNA at early male gametogenesis of the anisogamous green alga Derbesia tenuissima (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 38: 534-542.
Lee, S.-H., Motomura, T. & Ichimura, T. (2003). Ultrastructural study of zoosporogenesis in the siphonous green alga Derbesia tenuissima (Chlorophyta). Botanica Marina 46: 438-449.
Lee, S.H., Motomura, T. & Ichimura, T. (1998). Karyogamy follows plasmogamy in the life cycle of Derbesia tenuissima (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 37: 330-333, 10 figs.
Martin, E., Pickett-Heaps, J., Kim, G.H. & West, J.A. (2006). Time-lapse video microscopy of wound recovery and reproduction in the siphonous green alga Derbesia tenuissima. Algae 21(1): 109-124, 10 figs.
Page, J.Z. & Kingsbury, J.M. (1968). Culture studies on the marine green alga Halicystis parvula - Derbesia tenuissima. II. Synchrony and periodicity in gamete formation. American Journal of Botany 55: 1-11.
Page, J.Z. & Sweeney, B.M. (1969). Culture studies on the marine green alga Halicystis parvula - Derbesia tenuissima. III. Control of gamete formation by an endogenous rhythm. Journal of Phycology 4: 253-260.
Rietema, H. (1973). The influence of day length on the morphology of the Halicystis parvula phase of Derbesia tenuissima (De. Not.) Crn. (Chlorophyceae, Caulerpales). Phycologia 12: 11-16.
Roberts, K.R., Sluiman, H.J., Stewart, K.D. & Mattox, K.R. (1981). Comparative cytology and taxonomy of the Ulvaphyceae. III. The flagellar apparatuses of the anisogametes of Derbesia tenuissima (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 17: 330-340, 37 figs.
Schnetter, R. & Eckhardt, R. (2000). Does karyogamy follow plasmogamy in the life cycle of Derbesia tenuissima (Chlorophyta)? (Commentary). Phycologia 39: 355-357.
Schnetter, R., Mohr, B., Bula Meyer, G. & Seibold, G. (1981). Ecology, life history and nucleus DNA contents of Derbesia tenuissima from the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 10: 357-362.
Wheeler, A.E. & Page, J.Z. (1974). The ultrastructure of Derbesia tenuissima (de Notaris) Crouan. I. Organization of the gametophyte protoplast gametangium, and gametangial pore. Journal of Phycology 10: 336-351, 27 figs.
Ziegler, J. & Kingsbury, J.M. (1964). Cultural studies on the marine alga Halicystis parvula-Derbesia tenuissima 1. Normal and abnormal sexual and asexual reproduction. Phycologia 4: 105-116, 2 figs.

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