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Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Cladophoraceae
Genus Cladophora

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Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan
microscope, freshwater aquarium, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan
microscope, freshwater aquarium, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan
microscope, freshwater aquarium, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan
microscope, freshwater aquarium, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan
microscope, freshwater aquarium, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan
microscope, freshwater aquarium, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

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Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan microscope, freshwater aquarium, Galicia, Spain, 2012
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan 1845: 19

Published in: Trevisan, V.B.A. (1845). Nomenclator algarum, ou collection des noms imposées aux plantes de la famille des algues. pp. 1-80. Padoue [Padua]: Imprimerie du Seminaire.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aegagropila linnaei Kützing

Basionym
Conferva aegagropila Linnaeus

Type information
Syntype localities: "Habitus in Suecuae lacubus Dannemora, Stockholmiae" [Dannemorasjön Uppland; Stockholm; Sweden] (Linnaeus 1753: 1168). Lectotype: LINN 1277.49 (Hoek 1963: 51). Notes: Hoek does not specify a locality for the lectotype. Two specimens are present in LINN (1277.48 and 1277.49). The former is labelled in Linnaeus's handwriting "21" and the latter "21/globosa/*. Species plantarum no. 21 is Conferva agagropila [sic]. Dannemorasjön is a shallow eutrophic lake in Uppland, typical of Aegagropila habitat.

Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), a ball of hair or a concretion found in the stomach of the goat and other ruminants.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia aegagrophila (Linnaeus) Chevalier 1836
Oscillatoria aegagropila (Linnaeus) Corda 1836

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also introduced by Rabenhorst (1868: 343, as "Cladophora Aegagropila"). - (6 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan)
Swedish: Getraggsalg (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Hanyuda, T., Wakana, I., Arai, S., Miyaji, K., Watano, Y. & Ueda, K. (2002). Phylogenetic relationships within Cladophorales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) inferred from 18S rRNA gene sequences with special reference to Aegagropila linnaei. Journal of Phycology 38: 564-571.

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.

Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

John, D.M. (2002). Order Cladophorales (=Siphonocladales). In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 468-470. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rabenhorst, L. (1868). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio III. Algae chlorophyllophyceas, melanophyceas et rhodophyceas complectens. pp. i-xx, 1-461, 51 figs. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.

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.

Skinner, S. & T.J.Entwisle (2004). Non-marine algae of Australia: 6.Cladophoraceae (Chlorophyta). Telopea 10(3): 731-748, 6 fig.

Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 March 2018 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.)

Boedeker, C. & Sviridenko, B.F. (2014). Cladophora koktschetavensis from Kazakhstan is a synonym of Aegagropila linnaei (Cladophorales, Chlorophyta) and fills the gap in the disjunct distribution of a widespread genotype. Aquatic Botany 101: 64-68, 1 fig.
Brand, F. (1906). Über Cladophora crispata und die Sektion Aegagropila. Hedwigia 45: 241-259, 2 figs.
Holmes, N.T.H. & Whitton, B.A. (1975). Notes on some macroscopic algae new or seldom recorded for Britain: Nostoc parmelioides, Heribaudiella fluviatilis, Cladophora aegagropila, Monostroma bullosum, Rhodoplax schinzii. Vasculum 60: 47-55.
Horiguchi, T., Yoshida, T., Nagao, M. & Wakana, I. (1999). Ultrastructure of chloroplasts in 'Marimo' (Cladophora aegagropila, Chlorophyta), and changes after exposure to light. Phycological Research 46: 253-262.
Horiguchi, T., Yoshida, T., Nagao, M., Wakana, I. & Yokohama, Y. (1998). Ultrastructure of chloroplasts of "Marimo" (Cladophora aegagropila, Chlorophyta), and changes after exposure to light. Phycological Research 46: 253-261, 16 figs.
Waern, M. (1938). Om Cladophora aegagropila, Nostoc pruniforme och andra alger i Lilla Ullevifjärden, Mälaren. Botaniska Notiser 1938: 129-142.
Yoshii, Y., Hanyuda, T., Wakana, I., Miyaji, K., Arai, S., Ueda, K. & Inouye, I. (2004). Carotenoid compositions of Cladophora balls (Aegagropila linnaei) and some members of the Cladophorlaes (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta): their taxonomic and evolutionary implication. Journal of Phycology 40(6): 1170-1177, 3 figs, 3 tables.

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