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Acetabularia crenulata J.V.Lamouroux 1816

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 crenulata J.V.Lamouroux
Excicata identificada por los hermanos M. Victorin y Alain, identificada por M. Howe y W. R. Taylor como Acetabulum crenulatum. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso.

Acetabularia crenulata J.V.Lamouroux
en su hábitat natural. Foto: José Espinosa..

Acetabularia crenulata J.V.Lamouroux
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Acetabularia crenulata J.V.Lamouroux
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Acetabularia crenulata J.V.Lamouroux
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Acetabularia crenulata J.V.Lamouroux
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Acetabularia crenulata J.V.Lamouroux
Cap. Photo-Atlas of living Dasycladales. Sigrid Berger. © Sigrid Berger (sberger@spup.de).

 

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Acetabularia crenulata J.V.Lamouroux en su hábitat natural. Foto: José Espinosa.
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Publication details
Acetabularia crenulata J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 249, pl. VIII [8]: fig. 1

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, [1]-560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acetabularia is Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva.

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

Type information
Type locality: Caribbean Sea (Silva & al. 1996: 892). Type: Jussieu; (Index Nominum Algarum

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Acicularia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crenulate, having small rounded teeth (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Acetabularia caribaeum Lamarck 1816
Acetabularia caraibica Kützing 1856
Acetabulum crenulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Kuntze 1891
Acetabulum caraibicum (Kützing) M.Howe 1901

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acetabularia crenulata J.V.Lamouroux)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960, Berger & al. 2003, Schneider 2003).

North America: Florida (Taylor 1960, Littler, Littler & Hanisak 2008), Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Atlantic) (Taylor 1972), Texas (Taylor 1960, Wynne 2009, Lehman 2013).

Central America: Belize (Taylor 1960, Norris & Bucher 1982), Mexico (Pacific) (Pedroche & al. 2005), Panama (Wysor & Kooistra 2003).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960), Barbados (Taylor 1960), Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cuba (Taylor 1960, Cabrera, Moreira & Suárez 2004, Suárez 2005, Díez García & Jover Capote 2011, Gonzáles & al. 2014, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014, Torres Conde & Martínez-Daranas 2019, Cabrera & al. 2020), Curaçao (Fricke & al. 2018), Hispaniola (Taylor 1960), Jamaica (Taylor 1960), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960), Netherlands Antilles (Taylor 1960), Puerto Rico (Taylor 1960), St. Eustatius (van der Loos & al. 2017), Trinidad & Tobago (Duncan & Lee Lum 2006), Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

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

South America: Brazil (Oliveira Filho 1977, Nascimento Moura & al. 2014), Colombia (Taylor 1960, Schnetter 1969), Venezuela (Taylor 1960, Ganesan 1990).

Indian Ocean Islands: Andaman Islands (Silva & al. 1996).

South-west Asia: India (Sahoo et al. 2001, Gupta 2012, Rao & Gupta 2015), Sri Lanka (Silva & al. 1996).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Trono 1997, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014).

Asia: South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1987, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

(as Acetabulum crenulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Kuntze)
North America: Florida (Taylor 1928).

Key references
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; Dasycladales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 42: 506-561.

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.

Guldbrandsen, Ø.S., Andresen, I.J., Krabberød, A.K., Bråte, J. & Shalchian-Tabrizi, K. (2021). Phylogenomic analysis restructures the Ulvophyceae. Journal of Phycology 57(4): 1223-1233.

Nascimento Moura, C.W. do, Romualdo de Almeida, W., Araújo dos Santos, A., Cosme de Andrade Junior, J., Miranda Alves, A. & Moniz-Brito, K.L. (2014). Polyphysaceae (Dasycladales, Chlorophyta) in Todos os Santos Bay, Bahia, Brazil. Acta Botanica Brasilica 28(2): 147-164.

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.

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.

Trono, G.C., Jr (1997). Field guide and atlas of the seaweed resourves of the Philippines. pp. [i]-xx.[1]-306, 168 figs. Makati City, The Philippines: Bookmark, Inc..

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References
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Bailey, G.P., Cox, E.R. & Rezak, R. (1976). Morphological variability in the marine green alga Acetabularia crenulata Lamouroux (Dasycladaceae, Dasycladales). Phycologia 15: 19-23.
Terborgh, J. & Thimann, K.V. (1964). Interactions between daylength and light intensity in the growth and chlorophyll content of Acetabularia crenulata. Planta 63: 83-98.
Terborgh, J.W. & Thimann, K.V. (1965). The control of development in Acetabularia crenulata by light. Planta 64: 241-253.

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