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Percursaria percursa (C.Agardh) Rosenvinge 1893

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Percursaria


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Percursaria percursa (C.Agardh) Rosenvinge
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de filamentos. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

Percursaria percursa (C.Agardh) Rosenvinge
microscope with Ulva clathrata, Islas Cíes, Galicia, Spain 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Percursaria percursa (C.Agardh) Rosenvinge
microscpoe, Islas Cíes, Galicia, Spain 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Percursaria percursa (C.Agardh) Rosenvinge
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Percursaria percursa (C.Agardh) Rosenvinge
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).


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Percursaria percursa (C.Agardh) Rosenvinge recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de filamentos. Foto: Ángel Moreira.

Publication details
Percursaria percursa (C.Agardh) Rosenvinge 1893: 963

Published in: Rosenvinge, L.K. (1893). Grønlands Havalger. Meddelelser om Grønland 3: 763-981, 57 figs, 2 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Percursaria is Conferva percursa C.Agardh.

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

Conferva percursa C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Hofmansgave, Fyn, Denmark (Womersley 1984: 136). Lectotype: LD herb. alg. Agardh 13617 (Bliding 1963 Notes: According to Bliding (1963), the specimen is "accompanied by a drawing in C. Agardh's hand."

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rambling or ranging over (Lewis & Short 1890).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva percursa C.Agardh 1817
Ulva percursa (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1823
Solenia percursa (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1824
Scytosiphon percursus (C.Agardh) Wallroth 1833
Enteromorpha percursa (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842
Zignoa percursa (C.Agardh) Trevisan 1842
Schizogonium percursum (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843
Schizogonium tortum var. percursum (C.Agardh) Rabenhorst 1847
Tetranema percursum (C.Agardh) Areschoug 1850
Diplonema percursum (C.Agardh) Kjellman 1883

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Scytosiphon compressus var. confervoideus Lyngbye 1819
Arachnophyllum delilei Montagne 1857
Bangia delilei (Montagne) Zanardini 1858

Distributional notes
Mediterranean records require confirmation (Gallardo et al., 1993).

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Common names

(as Percursaria percursa (C.Agardh) Rosenvinge)
Swedish: Tvillingtråd (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

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Key references
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.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Vinogradova, K.L. (1974). Ul'vovye vodorosli (Chlorophyta) morey SSSR [Ulvaceous algae (Chlorophyta) of the seas of the USSR]. pp. 165, 6 tables, 41 plates. Leningrad: Izdatel'stvo Akademii Nauk SSSR. [in Russian]

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]

Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

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Kornmann, P. (1956). Zur morphologie und entwicklung von Percursaria percursa. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 5: 259-272.
Londry, K.L., Badiou, P.H. & Grasby, S.E. (2005). Identification of a marine green alga Percursaria percursa from hypersaline springs in the middle of the North American continent. Canadian Field-Naturalist 119(1): 82-87.
Sudakova, E.A. & Egorova, I.N. (2009). On the record of Percursaria percursa (Ulvaceae, Chlorophyta) in mineral spring of the Central Siberia. Botanicheskii Zhurnal 94(11): 1697-1699. [in Russian]
Sviridenko, B.F., Sviridenko, T.V., Murashko, Yu.A. & Bulatova, E.V. (2015). [Green alga Percursaria percursa (A. G.) Bory (Ulvaceae, Chlorophyta) found in the south of the West Siberian Plain]. Bulletin of Irkutsk State University. Series Biology. Ecology 11: 22-31.

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