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Fosliella farinosa (J.V.Lamouroux) M.Howe

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Hydrolithaceae
Subfamily Hydrolithoideae
Genus Fosliella

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Fosliella farinosa (J.V.Lamouroux) M.Howe
Scott Reef, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Fosliella farinosa (J.V.Lamouroux) M.Howe
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 100 µm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Fosliella farinosa (J.V.Lamouroux) M.Howe
Hawaii; with conceptacles; on Sargassum; scale is 200 µm. 12 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Fosliella farinosa (J.V.Lamouroux) M.Howe
Hawaii; on Sargassum; scale is 1 mm. 12 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Fosliella farinosa (J.V.Lamouroux) M.Howe
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Fosliella farinosa (J.V.Lamouroux) M.Howe
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Fosliella farinosa (J.V.Lamouroux) M.Howe
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Fosliella farinosa (J.V.Lamouroux) M.Howe
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Fosliella farinosa (J.V.Lamouroux) M.Howe
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Fosliella farinosa (J.V.Lamouroux) M.Howe
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

 

Pseudorhododiscus nipponicus Masuda

Hydrolithon farinosum (J.V.Lamouroux) Penrose & Y.M.Chamberlain Mediterranean
© Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it)

Publication details
Fosliella farinosa (J.V.Lamouroux) M.Howe 1920: 587

Published in: Howe, M.A. (1920). Algae. In: The Bahama flora. (Britton, N.L. & Millspaugh, C.F. Eds), pp. 553-618. New York: published by the authors.
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Publication date: 26 jun 1920

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrolithon farinosum (J.V.Lamouroux) Penrose & Y.M.Chamberlain

Basionym
Melobesia farinosa J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
Lectotype locality: Mediterranean [unspecified locality] (Chamberlain 1994: 123). Lectotype: on Sargassum linifolium. CN Herb. Lamouroux; specimen sine numero (Chamberlain 1994: 123). Notes: Chamberlain and Irvine (1994) recommend consulting Penrose & Chamberlain (1993) for more information on the lectotype.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), mealy, covered with farina (flour-like, powdery covering) (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Melobesia novae-zelandiae Heydrich 1897

Taxonomic notes
According to Babbini & Bressan (1997) this species is a synonym of Hydrolithon boreale (Foslie) Chamberlain.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Probably from the Adriatic Sea (Dawson 1960: 30). Not specified: Dr. Roger Meslin; Notes: Type: Not designated. Dr. Roger Meslin has verified that Lamouroux’s original specimen, accompanied by manuscript description, is i the lamououx Herbarium, Archives de Botanique Caen, France. Type Localility: Designated only as" abundant on Fucus linifolius Turn" (Sargassum linifolium), probably from the Adriatic Sea.

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Source of current name
Penrose, D. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1993). Hydrolithon farinosum (Lamouroux) comb. nov.: implications for generic concepts in the Mastophoroideae (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 32: 295-303, 19 figs.

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Chamberlain, Y.M. (1994). Mastophoroideae Setchell. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 113-158. London: HMSO.

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 10 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Chamberlain, Y.M. (1977). Observations on Fosliella farinosa (Lamour.) Howe (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae) in the British Isles. British Phycolgical Journal 12: 343-358.
Coppejans, E. (1978). Sur les propagules de Fosliella farinosa (Lamouroux) Howe var. farinosa (Rhodophyceae-Cryptonemiales). Bulletin de la Société Royale de Botanique de Belgique 111: 55-61.

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