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Hildenbrandia rivularis (Liebmann) J.Agardh 1851

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Hildenbrandiophycidae
Order Hildenbrandiales
Family Hildenbrandiaceae
Genus Hildenbrandia


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Hildenbrandia rivularis (Liebmann) J.Agardh
 Section of thallus, Jersey. 07 Apr 2017. ©   C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Hildenbrandia rivularis (Liebmann) J.Agardh
Upper layer of cells. Collected by Tim Jones, Stream, Wey North at Bentley, Hampshire, UK. 23 Sep 2005. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Hildenbrandia rivularis (Liebmann) J.Agardh
Basal layer of cells. Collected by Tim Jones, Stream, Wey North at Bentley, Hampshire, UK. 23 Sep 2005. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Hildenbrandia rivularis (Liebmann) J.Agardh
Rio Seracino, Cascine di Buti, Pisa, Italy. 31 Dec 2004. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).


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Hildenbrandia rivularis (Liebmann) J.Agardh Upper layer of cells. Collected by Tim Jones, Stream, Wey North at Bentley, Hampshire, UK
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Hildenbrandia rivularis (Liebmann) J.Agardh 1851: 379, 495

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 1. pp. 337 [bis]-351 [bis] 352-506. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hildenbrandia is Hildenbrandia prototypus Nardo.

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

Erythroclathrus rivularis Liebmann

Type information
Type locality: Kiugs Mills, Sealand, Denmark (Sherwood & Sheath, 2003: 411). Type: S. Hornemann; June 1826; Stream. C (Silva & al. 1999: 411).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), found growing beside brooks.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Erythroclathrus rivularis Liebmann 1838
Cruoria rivularis (Liebmann) Areschoug 1843

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Hildenbrandia fluviatilis Brébisson
Hildenbrandia rosea var. fluviatilis Kützing
Hildenbrandia paroliniana Zanardini 1840
Hildenbrandia rivularis var. drescheri Lingelsheim 1922
Hildenbrandia rosea var. fluviatilis Kützing 1949

Nomenclatural notes
Included in synonymy of Hildenbrandia paroliniana Zanardini, 1839, by Athanasiadis (2016: 62). - (23 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Normally a freshwater species: see Nielsen et al., (1995) for an eastern Baltic record; probably from areas of very low salinity.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Emended by A.R. Sherwood & Sheath (2003: 421).

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Key references
Eloranta, P., Kwandrans, J. & Kusel-Fetzmann, E. (2011). Rhodophyceae and Phaeophyceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa Band 7. Freshwater flora of Central Europe. Volume 7. (Schagerl, M. Eds), pp. [i]-x, [1]-155. Heidelberg: Spectrum Akademischer Verlag.

Fritsch, F.E. (1929). The encrusting algal communities of certain fast-flowing streams. New Phytologist 28: 165-195.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Kitayama, T. (2014). Phenology and morphology of the two freshwater red algae (Rhodophyta) in the Imperial Palace, Tokyo. Memoirs of the National Museum of Natural Science, Tokyo 49: 89-96.

Kumano, S. (1978). Notes on freshwater red algae from west Malaysia. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 91: 97-107, 7 figs.

Sheath, R.G. & Sherwood, A.R. (2011). Rhodophyta (Red Algae). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 159-180. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Viera, C., Akita, S., Uwai, S., Hanyuda, T., Shimada, S. & Kawai, H. (2021). Hildenbrandia (Hildenbrandiales, Florideophyceae) from Japan and taxonomic lumping of H. jigongshanensis and H. japananensis. Phycological Research 69: [1-5], 2 figs, 1 table.

Created: 15 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 February 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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Caisová, L. (2006). Pleurocapsa cuprea, originally described as blue-green alga, is a eukaryotic alga similar to the species Hildenbrandia rivularis (Rhodophyta). Czech Phycology 6: 60-76.
Palik, P. (1957). Studien über Hildenbrandia rivularis (Liebm.) J. Ag.. Annales Universitatis Scientiarum Budapestinensis de Rolando Eötvös Nominatae. Sectio Biologica 1: 205-218. [in German]
Seto, R. (1977). On the vegetative propagation of a freshwater red alga, Hildenbrandia rivularis (Liebm.) J. Ag. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 25: 129-136.
Seto, R., Hirose, H. & Kumano, S. (1974). On the growth of a fresh water red alga, Hildenbrandia rivularis. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 22: 10-16.
Starmach, K. (1969). Hildenbrandia rivularis (Liebm.) J.Ag., Chamaesiphon fuscoviolaceus n. sp. i glony towarzyszace w potoku Lubogoszcz w Beskidzie Wyspowym. (Hildenbrandia rivularis (Liebm.) J.Ag., Chamaesiphon fuscoviolaceus n. sp. and accompanying algae in the stream Lubogoszcz in the Beskid Wyspowy (Polish Western Carpatians.). Fragm. flor. geobot. (Kraków) 15(4): 487-501.
Starmach, K. (1969). Growth of thalli and reproduction of the red alga Hildenbrandia rivularis (Liebm.) J. Ag. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 38: 523-533.
Stoyneva, M.P., Stancheva, R. & Gärtner, G. (2003). Heribaudiella fluviatilis (Aresch.) Sved. (Phaeophyceae) and the Hildenbrandia rivularis (Lieb.) J. Ag. - Heribaudiella fluviatilis (Aresch.) Sved. association newly recorded in Bulgaria. Ber. nat.-med. Verein Innsbruck 90: 61-71.
Täuscher, L. & Krumbiegel, A. (2020). Funde von Hildenbrandia rivularis (Liebmann) J.G. Agardh 1851 (Rhodophyta) und von Heribaudiella fluviatilis (Areschoug) Svedelius 1930 (Phaeophyceae) in dem kleinen Fließgewässer Tangelnscher Bach in Sachsen-Anhalt. Records of Hildenbrandia rivularis (Liebmann) J. G. Agardh 1851 (Rhodophyta) and Heribaudiella fluviatilis (Areschoug) Svedelius 1930 (Phaeophyceae) in the small running water Tangelnscher Bach in Saxony-Anhalt/Germany. Lauterbornia 87: 140-152, 7 figs, 4 tables.

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