163,897 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,783 images, 63,099 bibliographic items, 481,371 distributional records.

Phyllophora antarctica A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1905

Publication details
Phyllophora antarctica A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1905: 109, no fig.

Published in: Gepp, A. & Gepp, E.S. (1905). Antarctic algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 43: 105-109, pl. 470.
 Download PDF

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllophora is Phyllophora rubens (Linnaeus) Greville.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: "Hab. Coulman Island, off Cape Wadsworth" [Ross Sea, off Antarctica] (Gepp & Gepp 1905: 109). Type: British Antarctic Expedition; BM? (Gepp & Gepp 1905: 109).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Amsler, C.D., Okogbue, I.N., Landry, D.M., Amsler, M.O., McClintock, J.B. & Baker, B.J. (2005). Potential chemical defenses against diatom fouling in Antarctic macroalgae. Botanica Marina 48: 318-322.

Hommersand, M.H., Moe, R.L., Amsler, C.D. & Fredericq, S. (2009). Notes on the systematics and biogeographical relationships of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Rhodophyta with descriptions of four new genera and five new species. Botanica Marina 52: 509-534, 6 figs.

Zinova, A.D. (1966). Novitates de algis marinis antarcticis ac subantarcticis. Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Non Vascularium 3: 103-109, no figs. [in Russian]

Created: 04 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1277 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

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

Amsler, C.D., McClintock, J.B. & Baker, B.J. (1998). Chemical defense against herbivory in the Antarctic Marine Macroalgae Iridaea cordata and Phyllophora antarctica (Rhodophyceae). Journal of Phycology 34: 53-59, 3 figs, 1 table.
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Scammacca, B., Alongi, G. & Catra, M. (1998). Summer biomass of a population of Phyllophora antarctica (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) from Antarctica. Hydrobiologia 362: 85-91.
Ohno, M. (1976). A preliminary report on the photosynthetic activity of Phyllophora antarctica A. et E.S. Gepp, Antarctic red algae. Antarctic Record 57: 141-145. [in Japanese; English abstract]
Ohno, M. (1984). Culture of an Antarctic seaweed, Phyllophora antarctica (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyceae). Memoirs of National Institute of Polar Research Special Issue. Proceedings of the Sixth Symposium on Polar Biology 32: 112-116.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=20132

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
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 22 October 2021.

SITE © 1996 - 2021 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio