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Acetabularia antillana (Solms-Laubach) Egerod 1952

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 antillana (Solms-Laubach) Egerod
Excicata identificada por E. H. Sosa. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso..

Acetabularia antillana (Solms-Laubach) Egerod
Cap with gametangia Photo-Atlas of living Dasycladales. Sigrid Berger. © Sigrid Berger (sberger@spup.de).


Trachelomonas pusilla var. punctata Playfair

Chalmasia antillana Solms-Laubach Excicata identificada por E. H. Sosa. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso.

Publication details
Acetabularia antillana (Solms-Laubach) Egerod 1952: 410, ('antilliaria') (as 'antilliaria' )

Published in: Egerod, L.E. (1952). An analysis of the siphonous Chlorophycophyta with special reference to the Siphonocladales, Siphonales and Dasycladales of Hawaii. University of California Publications in Botany 25: (i)-iv + 325-453, 23 figs, Plates 29-42.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acetabularia is Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chalmasia antillana Solms-Laubach

Chalmasia antillana Solms-Laubach

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acetabularia antillana (Solms-Laubach) Egerod)
Central America: Belize (Littler & Littler 1997).

Caribbean Islands: Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000).

Source of current name
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.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 October 2021.

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