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Halosaccion ramentaceum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh 1852

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Palmariales
Family Palmariaceae
Genus Halosaccion

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Halosaccion ramentaceum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh
at low water with Dulse in background. Digby Neck Nova Scotia.. 02 Jun 2012. David J. Garbary. © David J. Garbary.

 

Sargassum cinctum var. lanceolatum Grunow

Devaleraea ramentacea (Linnaeus) Guiry at low water with Dulse in background. Digby Neck Nova Scotia.
© David J. Garbary

Publication details
Halosaccion ramentaceum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh 1852: 358

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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Publication date: Jan-Jun

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halosaccion is Halosaccion hydrophorum (Postels & Ruprecht) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Devaleraea ramentacea (Linnaeus) Guiry

Basionym
Fucus ramentaceus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: [No locality given in the original publication.] (Linnaeus 1767: 718). Lectotype: LINN 1274.82 (Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis 2009: 250). Notes: Lectotype chosen by L.M. Irvine is the top left specimen.Type is shown at http://linnean-online.org/13612/ where it indicated that it is probable that the specimen was collected by J.D. Koenig.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halosaccion ramentaceum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Lee 1980), Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen & al. 1999).

Atlantic Islands: E. Greenland (Lund 1959, Pedersen 1976), Iceland (Caram & Jónsson 1972).

Europe: Norway (Jaasund 1965).

North America: Alaska (Saunders 1901, Lindstrom 1977).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Kamchatka (Vozzhinskaja 1965), Kuril Islands (Nagai 1941).

Source of current name
Guiry, M.D. (1982). Devaleraea, a new genus of the Palmariaceae (Rhodophyta) in the North Atlantic and North Pacific. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 62: 1-13.

Key references
Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel' burykh vodorosley severnykh morey SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. Vol. 2 pp. 220, 169 figures. Moscow & Leningrad: Izdatel'stvo Akademii Nauk SSSR. [in Russian]

Created: 22 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 03 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Jónsson, S. & Chesnoy, L. (1982). Étude du cycle chromosomique de l'Halosaccion ramentaceum (Rhodophyta, Palmariales) d'Islande. Cryptogamie, Algologie 3: 273-278.
Munda, I. (1976). The distribution of Halosaccion ramentaceum (L.) J. Ag. associations in the Icelandic coastal area and their hydrographically conditioned variations. Botanica Marina 19: 179-182.
Munda, I.M. (1977). A note on the growth of Halosaccion ramentaceum (L.) J. Ag. under different culturing conditions. Botanica Marina 20: 493-498.
van der Meer, J.P. & Chen, L.C.-M. (1979). Evidence for sexual reproduction in the red algae Palmaria palmata and Halosaccion ramentaceum. Canadian Journal of Botany 57: 2452-2459.
van der Meer, J.P. (1981). The life history of Halosaccion ramentaceum. Canadian Journal of Botany 59: 433-436.

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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 06 May 2021.

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