Colpomenia peregrina ( ) Hamel, nom. illeg. 1937
Colpomenia peregrina (Sauvageau) Hamel 1937: 201, nom. illeg.
Published in: Hamel, G. (1937). Phéophycées de France. Fasc. III. pp. 177-240, figs 40-46. Paris.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Colpomenia is Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colpomenia peregrina Sauvageau
Syntype localities: Various in the European Atlantic (Sauvageau 1927: 321). Lectotype: PC (Yoshida 1998: 305). Notes: Morhiban, France has been selected as the lectotype locality (Yoshida 1998: 305). Type from Brittany, France; in Herb, Sauvageau, PC (Womersley 1987: 298).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), foreign; wandering, travelling about; exotic strange (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This taxon was proposed with alternative names (Colpomenia peregrina Sauvageau and Colpomenia sinuosa var. peregrina Sauvageau), with neither being preferrred (Pedroche et al. 2008:64). Because publication was effected prior to 1 January, 1953, both names are valid (ICBN Art. 34.2 "When, on or after 1 January 1953, two or more different names based on the same type are proposed simultaneously for the same taxon by the same author (so-called alternative names), none of them is validly published."; Silva, Basson & Moe, 1996: 627), and thus the correct nomenclatural citation, if the species status is preferred, is Colpomenia peregrina Sauvageau. Many authors, including Womersley (1987: 298), Vandermuelen (1998), and John et al. (2003) give the authorities for this species as (Sauvageau) Hamel, as if Hamel (1937) had raised the valadi varietal name of Sauvageau to a species; in fact, however, C. peregrina (Sauvageau) Hamel is an illegitmate later homonym of C. peregrina Sauvageau. - (5 Mar 2012) - M.D. Guiry
Found from half tide down into the sublittoral, in pools, growing on rock; also found growing epiphytically on several spp. of larger algae (Parsons 1982: 297). - (8 Jan 2013) - Wendy Guiry
mid intertidal; tide pool; epilithic, epiphytic on Neorhodomela (Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (3 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Parsons, M.J. (1982). Colpomenia (Endlicher) Derbès et Solier (Phaeophyta) in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 20: 289-301, 15 figs.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1967). A critical survey of the marine algae of southern Australia. II. Phaeophyta. Australian Journal of Botany 15: 189-270, 6 figs.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. -484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.
Created: 05 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Bird, C.J. & Edelstein, T. (1978). Investigations of the marine algae of Nova Scotia XIV. Colpomenia peregrina Sauv. (Phaeophyta: Scytosiphonaceae). Proc. N. S. Inst. Sci. 28: 181-187.
Blackler, H. (1967). The occurrence of Colpomenia peregrina (Sauv.) Hamel in the Mediterranean (Phaeophyta, Scytosiphonales). Blumea 15: 5-8.
Blackler, H. (1981). Some algal problems with special reference to Colpomenia peregrina and other members of the Scytosiphonaceae. British Phycological Journal 16: 133.
Cho, G.Y., Boo, S.M., Nelson, W. & Clayton, M.N. (2005). Genealogical partitioning and phylogeography of Colpomenia peregrina (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae), based on plastid rbcL and nuclear ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer sequences. Phycologia 44: 103-111.
Clayton, M.N. (1979). The life history and sexual reproduction of Colpomenia peregrina (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyta) in Australia. British Phycological Journal 14: 1-10.
Clayton, M.N. (1980). Observations on the factors controlling the reproduction of two common species of brown algae, Colpomenia peregrina and Scytosiphon sp. (Scytosiphonaceae), in Victoria. Proc. Roy. Soc. Vict. 92: 113-118.
Domingo, M. (1957). Sur l'existence du Colpomenia peregrina (Sauv.) Hamel dans la Mediterranée.. Vie et Milieu 8: 92-98.
Green, L.A., Mathieson, A.C., Neefus, C.D., Traggis, H.M. & Dawes, C.J. (2012). Southern expansion of the brown alga Colpomenia peregrina Sauvageau (Scytosiphonales) in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. Botanica Marina 55(6): 643-647.
Green-Gavrielidis, L.A., Hobbs, N.V. & Thornber, C.S. (2019). The brown macroalga Colpomenia peregrina (Sauvageau, 1927) reaches Rhode Island, USA. BioInvasions Records 8: [1-10], 2 figs, 1 table.
Kogame, K. & Yamagishi, Y. (1997). The life history and phenology of Colpomenia peregrina (Scytosiphonales, Phaeophyceae) from Japan. Phycologia 36: 337-344.
Lund, S. (1945). On Colpomenia peregrina Sauv. and its occurrence in Danish waters. Rep. of the Danish Biol. Stat. 47: 1-16.
Matta, J.L. & Chapman, D.J. (1991). Photosynthetic responses and daily carbon balance of Colpomenia peregrina: seasonal variations and differences between intertidal and subtidal populations. Marine Biology, Berlin 108(2): 303-313.
Minchin, A. (1991). Further distributional records of the adventive marine brown alga Colpomenia peregrina (Phaeophyta) in Ireland. Irish Naturalists' Journal 23: 380-381.
Oates, B.R. (1985). Photosynthesis and amelioration of desiccation in the intertidal saccate alga Colpomenia peregrina. Marine Biology, Berlin 89: 109-119.
Oates, B.R. (1988). Water relations of the intertidal saccate alga Colpomenia peregrina (Phaeophyta, Scytosiphonales). Botanica Marina 31: 57-63.
Oates, B.R. (1989). Articulated coralline algae as a refuge for the intertidal saccate species, Colpomenia peregrina and Leathesia difformis in Southern California. Botanica Marina 32: 475-478.
Stefanov, K., Bankova, V., Dimitrova-Konaklieva, St., Aldinova, R., Dimitrov, K. & Popov, S. (1996). Sterols and acylglycerols in the brown algae Colpomenia peregrina (Sauv.) Hamel and Scytosiphon lomentaria (Lyngb.) Link. Botanica marina 39: 475-478.
Vandermeulen, H. & DeWreede, R.E. (1986). The phenology, mortality, dispersal and canopy species interactions of Colpomenia peregrina (Sauv.) Hamel in British Columbia. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 99: 31-47.
Vandermeulen, H. & DeWreede, R.E. (1987). Analysis of a population of Colpomenia peregrina in British Columbia: relationships with environment and primary substrate. Japanese Journal of Phycology 35: 91-98.
Vandermeulen, H. (1986). Growth of Colpomenia peregrina (Phaeophyceae) in culture: effects of salinity, temperature and daylength. Journal of Phycology 22: 138-144.
Yamagishi, Y. & Kogame, K. (1998). Female dominant population of Colpomenia peregrina (Scytosiphonales, Phaeophyceae). Botanica Marina 41: 217-222, 12 figs, 3tables.
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