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Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug 1866

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulotrichales
Family Ulotrichaceae
Genus Urospora

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Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; upper-shore rocks. 06 Apr 2009. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; upper-shore rocks. 06 Apr 2009. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; upper-shore rocks
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug 1866: 16

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1866). Observationes phycologicae. Particula prima. De Confervaceis nonnullis. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Ser. 3 6(2): 26, Plates I-IV. [in Latin]

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Urospora is Urospora mirabilis Areschoug.

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

Basionym
Conferva peniciliformis Roth

Type information
Syntype localities: Ad littora mar. sept. pr. Eckwarden [Niedersachsen, Germany] Trentepohl & in insula Norderney Mertens (Roth 1806: 71). Isotype: LD herb. alg. Agardh, no. 7417 Notes: According to Womersley (1984: 221) the type is from Germany (North Sea ); probably lost.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva peniciliformis Roth 1806
Hormiscia penicilliformis (Roth) Fries 1835
Codiolum penicilliforme (Roth) P.C.Silva 1957

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Urospora isogona (Smith) Batters
Conferva isogona Smith
Conferva youngiana Dillwyn 1809
Agardhinella youngiana (Dillwyn) Gaillon 1833
Hormiscia youngiana (Dillwyn) Endlicher 1843
Hormotrichum youngianum (Dillwyn) Kützing 1845
Hormiscia penicilliformis var. youngiana (Dillwyn) Rabenhorst 1846
Codiolum gregarium A.Braun 1855
Urospora mirabilis Areschoug 1866
Chaetomorpha catalinae Dawson 1949

Habitat notes
Intertidal zone (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009). - (10 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Hormiscia penicilliformis (Roth) Fries)
Japanese: Shirio-midoro (Tokida 1954).

(as Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug)
Swedish: Fransalg (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Belous, O.S., Titlyanova, T.V. & Titlyanov, E.A. (2013). Morskiye rasteniya bukhty Troitsy i smezhnykh akvatorii radno (Zaliv Petra Velikogo, Yaponskoye more) [Marine plants of Trinity Bay and adjacent waters (Peter the Great Bay, Sea of Japan)]. pp. 263, profusely illustrated. Vladivostok: Dal'nauka. [in Russian]

Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

Burova, O.V., Tsarenko, P.M., Kovalenko, O.V., Mikhailyuk, T.I., Petlovany, O.A., Lilitska, G.G. & Bilous, O.P. (2011). Ulvophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 20-61. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G.

Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.

Dubrasquet, H., Garrido, I., Bruning, P., Reyes, J. & Guillemin, M.-L. (2021). Building-up knowledge on green marine macroalgae diversity in the Western Peninsula: data from two molecular markers reveals numerous species with amphipolar distribution. Cryptogamie, Algologie 42(2): 21-37.

Hanic, L.A. (2005). Taxonomy, gamete morphology and mating types of Urospora (Ulotrichales, Chlorophyta) in North America. Phycologia 44: 183-193.

Klochkova, N.G., Koroleva, T.N. & Kushidi, A.E. (2009). Atlas vodorosley-makrofitov prikamchatskikh vod [Atlas of algae-macrophytes of Kamchatka waters. Green and brown algae]. Vol. 1 pp. 216, profusely illustrated. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski: Izdaniya KamchatNIRO. [in Russian]

Lindstrom, S.C. & Hanic, L.A. (2005). The phylogeny of North American Urospora (Ulotrichales, Chlorophyta) based on sequence analysis of nuclear ribosomal genes, introns and spacers. Phycologia 44: 194-201.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, 109 pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Mondragon, J. & Mondragon, J. (2003). Seaweeds of the Pacific Coast. Common marine algae from Alaska to Baja California. pp. [i]iv, [1]-97. Monterey, California: Sea Challengers.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 2 Brunalger (Phaeophyceae) og Grønalger (Chlorophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 8: [1]-476, col. figs and distributional maps.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

Salavarría Palma, E.A. & Paul, S. (2020). A peep into the transcriptome studies of the industrially important brown algae with special focus on Macrocystis genus. Revista Peruana de Biología 27(1): 49-53.

Scagel, R.F. (1957). An annotated list of the marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington (including keys to genera). Bulletin, National Museum of Canada 150: [i]-vi, 1-289.

Sfriso, A. (2011). Chlorophyta multicellulari e fanerogame acquatiche. Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-318, pls 1-94. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Vinogradova, K.L. (1979). Opredelitel' vodorosley dal'nevostochnykh morey SSSR. Zelenyye Vodorosli [Manual for identification of the algae of the far-eastern seas of the USSR. Green algae]. pp. 147, 67 figures, 18 plates. Leningrad: Botanicheskii Institut imeni V.L. Komarova. [in Russian]

Zinova, A.D. & Zaberzhinskaja, E.B. (1965). Species algarum pro mari Caspico novae. Novitates Systematicae Plantarum non Vascularium 2: 97-100.

Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Kristiansen, J. (1974). The fine structure of the zoospores of Urospora penicilliformis, with special reference to the flagellar apparatus. British Phycological Journal 9: 201-213, 18 figs.
Roleda, M.Y., Campana, G.L., Wiencke, C., Hanelt, D., Quartino, M.L. & Wulff, A. (2009). Sensitivity of Antarctic Urospora penicilliformis (Ulotrichales, Chlorophyta) to ultraviolet radiation is life-stage dependent. Journal of Phycology 45(3): 600-609, 5 figs, 2 tables.
Sluiman, H.J., Roberts, K.R., Stewart, K.D. & Mattox, K.R. (1982). The flagellar apparatus of the zoospore of Urospora penicilliformis (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 18: 1-12, 42 figs.

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