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Cladophora coelothrix Kützing 1843

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 coelothrix Kützing
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Cladophora coelothrix Kützing Shoalwater Bay, Western Australia
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Publication details
Cladophora coelothrix Kützing 1843: 272

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

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

Type information
Type locality: Golf von Genua: Juli 1835 (Kützing 1843: 272). Holotype: L No. 937. 278. 392 (Hoek 1963: 40). Notes: Womersley (1984: 192) gives the following data: Type from Livorno, Italy (Meneghini); in L (937, 278...392). Type locality: Livorno, Italy; Meneghini (South & Skelton, 2003).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Aegagropila coelothrix (Kützing) Kützing 1845

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva repens J.Agardh 1842
Aegagropila repens (J.Agardh) Kützing 1845
Conferva spongiosa Zanardini 1847
Cladophora repens Harvey 1849
Cladophora bryopsoides Zanardini ex Frauenfeld 1855
Siphonocladus modonensis (Kützing) Bornet 1889
Siphonocladus concrescens Reinbold 1898
Cladophoropsis concrescens (Reinbold) Wille 1910
Cladophoropsis peruviana M.Howe 1914
Cladophoropsis limicola Setchell 1924
Cladophora repens f. tenuis Bornet ex Hamel 1929
Cladophoropsis fallax Schiffner 1933
Cladophoropsis membrancea var. repens (Harvey) Phinney 1961

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Cladophora repens (J. Agardh) Kütz as a synonym of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cladophora coelothrix Kützing)
Atlantic Islands: Ascension (Price & John 1980, John & al. 2004), Azores (Neto 1994, Tittley & Neto 1994, Parente), Bermuda (Schneider 2003), Canary Islands (Gil-Rodriguez et al. 1985, Guadalupe et al. 1995, Haroun & al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John & al. 2004, Domínguez-Alvarez et al. 2005, Moro & al. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Madeira (Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001, Haroun & al. 2002, John & al. 2004, Ferreira & al. 2018), Salvage Islands (Audiffred & Weisscher 1984, Parente & al. 2000, Parente & al. 2000, John & al. 2004), St Helena (John & al. 2004), Trindade and Martim Vaz (Pellizzari & al. 2020).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Ercegovic 1980, Gallardo & al. 1993, Battelli 1997, Curiel et al. 2012), Apulia (Bottalico & al. 2016), Atlantic France (Burel, Le Duff & Ar Gall 2019), Balearic Islands (Ribera Siguán 1983, Ribera Siguán & Gómez Garreta 1985, Gallardo & al. 1993, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b), Black Sea (Gallardo & al. 1993), Britain (Hoek 1963, Burrows 1991, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Brodie & al. 2007, Brodie & al. 2016), Bulgaria (Dimitrova-Konaklieva 1981, Temniskova, Stoyneva & Kirjakov 2008, Berov & al. 2012), Corsica (Boudouresque & Perret 1977, Gallardo & al. 1993, Sales & Ballesteros 2010), Crimea (Sadogurskiy, Belich & Sadogurskaya 2019), France (Feldmann 1937, Hoek 1963, Gallardo & al. 1993, Verlaque 2001, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974, Athanasiadis 1987, Gallardo & al. 1993, Tsirika & Haritonidis 2005, Tsiamis & al. ), Ireland (Guiry 1978, Burrows 1991, Guiry 2012), Isla de Alborán (Conde & Flores Moya 2000), Italy (Hoek 1963, Giaccone 1969, Edwards et al. 1975, Cinelli & al. 1976, Gallardo & al. 1993, Gallardo & al. 1993, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Rindi, Sartoni & Cinelli 2002, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b), Portugal (Ardré 1970), Russia (Black Sea) (Hoek 1963), Sicily (Alongi et al. 2012), Slovenia (Rindi & Battelli 2005), Spain (Hoek 1963, Ballesteros 1981, Romero Martinengo & Romero Martinengo 1982, Boisset & Barceló 1984, Pérez-Ruzafa & Honrubia 1984, Gallardo & al. 1985, Soto & Conde 1989, Pérez-Ruzafa 1990, Pérez-Ruzafa et al. 1991, Gallardo & al. 1993, Flores-Moya et al. 1995, Rodríguez-Prieto & Polo, L. 1996, Rodriguez-Prieto et al. 1997, Gorostiaga & al., 2004, Bárbara & al. 2005, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b, Pérez-Ruzafa et al. 2008, Pinedo et al. 2013), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016), Ukraine (Burova & al. 2011), Yugoslavia (Hoek 1963).

North America: Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Atlantic) (Mendoza-González, Mateo-Cid & García-López 2017), Texas (Wynne 2009).

Central America: El Salvador (Fernández-García & al. 2011), Mexico (Pacific) (Pedroche & al. 2005), Panama (Wysor & Kooistra 2003, Wysor 2004).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Norris & Olsen 1991), Cuba (Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014), Curaçao (Fricke & al. 2018), Trinidad (Richardson 1975), Trinidad & Tobago (Duncan & Lee Lum 2006).

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

South America: Argentina (Boraso de Zaixso 2004, Boraso & Zaixso 2011, Boraso de Zaixso 2013), Brazil (Coto & Pupo 2009, Coto & Pupo 2009, Moura 2010), Galápagos Islands (Ruiz & Ziemmeck 2013), Peru (Ávila-Peltroche & Padilla-Vallejos 2020), Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Africa: Algeria (Hoek 1963, Gallardo & al. 1993, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b, Ould-Ahmed & al. 2019), Cameroon (Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John & al. 2004), Ethiopia (Papenfuss 1968), Ghana (John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John & al. 2004, Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), Guinea (John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John & al. 2004), Kenya (Leliaert & Coppejans 2004), Liberia (John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John & al. 2004), Morocco (Gallardo & al. 1993, Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001, Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b, Moussa & al. 2018), Mozambique (Tschaikner, Gärtner & Kofler), São Tomé & Príncipe (Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John & al. 2004), Senegal (John & al. 2004), Somalia (Silva & al. 1996), South Africa (Silva & al. 1996, Leliaert & Coppejans 2004), Spanish North Africa (González García, Paredes Ruiz & Enrique Mirón 2017), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Leliaert & Coppejans 2004), Tunisia (Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987, Gallardo & al. 1993, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b).

Indian Ocean Islands: Chagos Archipelago (Silva & al. 1996), Christmas Island (Silva & al. 1996), Rodrigues Island (De Clerck & al. 2004).

Middle East: Cyprus (Taskin & al. 2013, Tsiamis & al. 2014), Egypt (Gallardo & al. 1993, Shabaka 2018), Iran (Silva & al. 1996, Kokabi & Yousefzadi 2015), Kuwait (Silva & al. 1996, Al-Yamani & al. 2014), Oman (Wynne 2018), Saudi Arabia (Silva & al. 1996), Turkey (Güner, Aysel, Sukatar & Öztürk 1985, Cirik, Zeybeck, Aysel & Cirik 1990, Gallardo & al. 1993, Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

South-west Asia: (Sohrabipour & Rabiei 2007), Arabian Gulf (John & Al-Thani 2014), Goa (Pereira & Almeida 2014), India (Silva & al. 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Gupta 2012, Rao & Gupta 2015), Lebanon (Lakkis 2013), Levant states (Gallardo & al. 1993), Pakistan (Silva & al. 1996).

South-east Asia: Thailand (Coppejans & al. 2011, Tsutsui & al. 2012), Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969, Tien 2007, Nguyen et al. 2013).

Asia: China (Titlyanov et al. 2011 ), China (Hainan Island) (Titlyanova, Titlyanov & Kalita 2014, Titlyanov & al. 2015), Japan (Hoek & Chihara 2000, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Huisman 2019), New South Wales (Womersley 1984, Millar & Kraft 1994), Queensland (Womersley 1984, Lewis 1987, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010), South Australia (Womersley 1984), Victoria (Womersley 1984), Western Australia (Womersley 1984).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996, South & Skelton 2003), Ryukyu Islands (Hoek & Chihara 2000), Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970, Burrows 1991).

(as Cladophora repens Harvey)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960), Madeira (Levring 1974).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Munda 1979, Ercegovic 1980), Balearic Islands (Rodríguez y Femenías 1889), Britain (Newton 1931), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920, Dixon 1961), France (Feldmann 1937), Greece (Diannelidis 1953).

North America: Florida (Taylor 1928 , Taylor 1960, Dawes 1974).

Central America: Panama (Taylor 1960).

Caribbean Islands: Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960).

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

Africa: Morocco (Dangeard 1949).

Middle East: Israel (Nemlich & Danin 1964, Einav & Israel 2008), Turkey (Güven & Öztig 1971, Güner, Aysel, Sukatar & Öztürk 1985, Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993).

Subantarctic Islands: South Shetland Islands (Wiencke & Clayton 2002).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Ant./Subantarctic and islands (Papenfuss 1964, Wiencke & Clayton 2002), Antarctic Peninsula (Peters et al 2005, McKamey & Amsler 2006).

(as Siphonocladus concrescens Reinbold)
Europe: Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974, Leliaert & Coppejans 2006).

(as Cladophoropsis peruviana M.Howe)
South America: Peru (Dawson, Acleto & Foldvik 1964, Ramírez & Santelices 1991, Leliaert & Coppejans 2006), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

(as Cladophoropsis limicola Setchell)
Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: American Samoa (Skelton & al. 2004), Samoa (Leliaert & Coppejans 2006), Samoan Archipelago (Skelton & South 1999).

(as Cladophoropsis fallax Schiffner)
Europe: Croatia (Leliaert & Coppejans 2006).

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.

Coto, A.C.S.P. & Pupo, D. (2009). Flora ficológica do Estado de São Paulo. Vol. 3. Ulvophyceae. pp. [i]-x, [1]-76, 94 figs. São Carlos: RiMa Editora.

Coto, A.C.S.P. & Pupo, D. (2009). Flora ficológica do Estado de São Paulo. Vol. 3. Ulvophyceae. pp. [i]-x, [1]-76, 94 figs. São Carlos: RiMa Editora.

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.

Hoek, C. van den & Chihara, M. (2000). A taxonomic revision of the species of Cladophora (Chlorophyta) along the coasts of Japan and the Russian Far-east. Natural Science Museum [Tokyo] Monographs 19: 1-242, 100 figs.

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.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2003). The marine species of Cladophora (Chlorophyta) from the South African east coast. Nova Hedwigia 76(1-2): 45-82.

Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2004). Crystalline cell inclusions: a new diagnostic character in the Cladophorophyceae (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 43: 189-203.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

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.

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.

Titlyanova, T.V., Titlyanov, E.A., Xia, B. & Bartsch, I. (2012). New records of benthic marine green algae (Chlorophyta) for the island of Hainan (China). Nova Hedwigia 94: 441-470.

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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