Trentepohlia infestans Rindi & J.López-Bautista 2007
Trentepohlia infestans Rindi & J.López-Bautista Zone Industrielle, Collery Marengo, French Guiana; producing red patches on painted concrete wall
© Fabio Rindi (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Trentepohlia infestans Rindi & J.López-Bautista 2007: 704, figs 22-29
Published in: Rindi, F. & López-Bautista, J.M. (2007). New and interesting records of Trentepohlia (Trentepohliales, Chlorophyta) from French Guiana, including the description of two new species. Phycologia 46: 698-708.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Holotype locality: Zone Industrielle, Collery Marengo, French Guiana (Rindi & López-Bautista 2007: 704). Holotype: F. Rindi; 21 June 2006; on painted concrete wall, near external fan of air-conditioning system. US (Rindi & López-Bautista 2007: 704). Notes: Isotype: GALW.
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), infesting, attacking (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Known from concrete walls of buildings in French Guiana. - (22 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a terrestrial species.
Crustose alga, forming red patches on walls. Prostrate part crustose, pseudoparenchymatous, formed by many mixed filaments. Erect axes short, consisting of 3-6 cells, 50-200 microns tall. Cells of the prostrate part elliptical or globular, 10-13 microns wide; cells of the erect axes cylindrical, 7-12.5 microns wide. Zoosporangia globular, 15-22 microns wide, produced at the top of the erect axes. Gametangia not observed.
Rindi, F. & López-Bautista, J.M. (2008). Diversity and ecology of Trentepohliales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) in French Guiana. Cryptogamie, Algologie 29(1): 13-43.
Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, -288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.
Created: 03 August 2007 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2021.