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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
(as Urospora isogona (Smith) Batters)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Ireland (Adams 1907, Adams 1908).

(as Hormiscia penicilliformis (Roth) Fries)
Europe: Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996).

Asia: Kuril Islands (Nagai 1940).

(as Codiolum gregarium A.Braun)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Lee 1980).

Europe: Britain (Batters 1902, Newton 1931), Faroe Islands (Irvine 1982), France (Coppejans & Kling 1995), Greece (Diannelidis 1953, Gerloff & Geissler 1974), Ireland (Cotton 1912), Norway (Brattegard & Holte 2001).

North America: California (Miller 2012), Maine (Taylor 1957), New Hampshire (Mathieson & Hehre 1986), New York (Taylor 1957).

South America: Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Asia: Commander Islands (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 1997, Klochkova & al. 2020), Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998), Kamchatka (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2014), Russia (Far East) (Kloczcova 1996), Sea of Okhotsk (Evseeva 2018).

Subantarctic Islands: Îles Kerguelen (Féral & al. 2021).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Ant./Subantarctic and islands (Papenfuss 1964).

(as Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen & al. 1999, Hop et al. 2012, Fredriksen & al. 2019), White Sea (Garbary & Tarakhovskaya 2013).

Atlantic Islands: E. Greenland (Lund 1959, Pedersen 1976), Greenland (Pedersen 2011), Iceland (Caram & Jónsson 1972).

Europe: Atlantic France (Burel, Le Duff & Ar Gall 2019), Baltic Sea (Nielsen & al. 1995, Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), Belgium (Coppejans & Kling 1995), Black Sea (Gallardo & al. 1993), Britain (Newton 1931, Burrows 1991, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Brodie & al. 2007, Brodie & al. 2015), Bulgaria (Dimitrova-Konaklieva 1981), Crimea (Sadogurskiy, Belich & Sadogurskaya 2019), Denmark (Nielsen & Lundsteen 2019), Faroe Islands (Irvine 1982, Nielsen & Gunnarsson 2001), France (Gallardo & al. 1993, Coppejans & Kling 1995, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), Greece (Gallardo & al. 1993), Helgoland (Bartsch & Kuhlenkamp 2000), Ireland (Pybus 1977, Guiry 1978, De Valéra & al. 1979, Burrows 1991, Morton 1994, Guiry 2012), Netherlands (Stegenga & al. 1997), Norway (Jaasund 1965, Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Portugal (Araújo & al. 2009, Bárbara et al. 2012), Romania (Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Spain (Pérez-Cirera & Maldonado 1982, Gallardo & al. 1985, Granja, Cremades & Barbara 1992, Guillermes, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1994, Bárbara, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1995, Bárbara & Cremades 1996, Gorostiaga & al., 2004, Bárbara & al. 2005, Bárbara et al. 2006, Cires Rodriguez & Cuesta Moliner 2010), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016), Spitsbergen (Vinogradova 1995), Sweden (Kylin 1907, Kylin 1949, Tolstoy & Österlund 2003), Ukraine (Burova & al. 2011), Veneto (Sfriso 2011).

North America: Alaska (Saunders 1901, Scagel & al. 1989, Mondragon & Mondragon 2003, Hanic 2005, Lindstrom & Hanic 2005), British Columbia (Scagel & al. 1989, Hanic 2005, Lindstrom & Hanic 2005, Saunders & Kucera 2010), California (Silva 1979, Scagel & al. 1989, Hanic 2005, Lindstrom & Hanic 2005, Miller 2012, Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014 ), Channel Islands, California (Mondragon & Mondragon 2003), Connecticut (Taylor 1957, Schneider et al. 1979), Maine (Mathieson & al. 2001, Saunders & Kucera 2010), Mexico (Atlantic) (Mendoza-González, Mateo-Cid & García-López 2017), New Hampshire (Mathieson & Hehre 1986), New Jersey (Taylor 1957), Newfoundland (Taylor 1957, Hanic 2005), Nova Scotia (Hanic 2005, Lindstrom & Hanic 2005), Oregon (Hansen 1997, Hanic 2005, Lindstrom & Hanic 2005, Lindstrom & Hanic 2005, Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014 ), Québec (Taylor 1957, Saunders & Kucera 2010), Washington (Scagel & al. 1989, Hanic 2005, Lindstrom & Hanic 2005).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Argentina (Boraso de Zaixso 2004, Boraso & Zaixso 2011, Boraso de Zaixso 2013), Brazil (Oliveira Filho 1977, Villaca et al. 2010 , Moura 2010), Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Asia: Bering Sea (Mondragon & Mondragon 2003), China (Tseng 1984, Liu 2008, Tseng 2009, Ding & Luan 2013), Commander Islands (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 1997, Klochkova & al. 2020), Japan (Okamura 1936, Segawa 1981, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Kamchatka (Vozzhinskaja 1965, Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009, Klochkova & al. 2009), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Lee & Kang 2001), Russia (Kozhenkova 2009), Russia (Far East) (Perestenko 1980, Kloczcova 1996, Selivanova 2002), Russia (Sea of Japan) (Kozhenkova 2020).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Adams 1994, Broady & al. 2012), Tasmania (Womersley 1984).

Subantarctic Islands: Îles Kerguelen (Féral & al. 2021), Macquarie Island (Ricker 1987), South Shetland Islands (Gallardo, Pérez-Ruzafa, Flores-Moya & Conde 1999, Wiencke & Clayton 2002, Dubrasquet et al. 2021 ).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Ant./Subantarctic and islands (Papenfuss 1964, Wiencke & Clayton 2002), Antarctic Peninsula (Lamb & Zimmermann 1977, Mystikou & al. 2014, Dubrasquet et al. 2021 ), King George Island (Roleda et al. 2009).

(as Urospora mirabilis Areschoug)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Lee 1980).

Atlantic Islands: Tristan da Cunha (Baardseth 1941).

Europe: Faroe Islands (Irvine 1982), France (Feldmann & Magne 1964), Ireland (Cotton 1912), Portugal (Ardré 1970), Spain (Miranda 1931, Miranda 1936, Fernández & Niell 1982).

North America: Alaska (Lindstrom 1977), Virginia (Humm 1979).

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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