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Petroderma maculiforme (Wollny) Kuckuck 1897

Publication details
Petroderma maculiforme (Wollny) Kuckuck 1897: 382; pl. 26

Published in: Kuckuck, P. (1897). Bemerkungen zur marinen Algenvegetation von Helgoland. II. Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen, Neue Folge 2: 371-400, 21 figs.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Petroderma.

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

Lithoderma maculiforme Wollny

Type information
Type locality: Helgoland (Athanasiadis 1996: 187).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spot-shaped (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithoderma maculiforme Wollny 1881

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithoderma lignicola Kjellman 1883

Habitat notes
On dead shells and, occasionally, on dead maërl and pebbles; depth range: 2-20 m (Peña & Bárbara 2010). - (4 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Free-living (from discarded plastic film submerged in the lower intertidal-subtidal zone, in relatively calm waters) and as phycobiont of Verrucaria tavaresiae (from vertical, northern facing sandstone rock in the upper-middle intertidal zone, experiencing strong currents and vigorous wave action) (Sanders et al. 2005). - (10 Feb 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboración de J.M. Zaixso. pp. [1]-204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.

Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, [1]-359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2004). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Oregon and California. Phycological Contribution 6: [i]-iv, 1-181.

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX 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.

Norris, R.E. & Wynne, M.J. (1969 '1968'). Notes on marine algae of Washington and southern British Columbia. III. Syesis 1: 133-146, 28 figs.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

Peña,V. & Bárbara, I. (2010). New records of crustose seaweeds associated with subtidal maërl beds and gravel bottoms in Galicia (NW Spain). Botanica marina 53: 41-62.

Sanders, W.B., Moe, R.L. & Ascaso, C. (2006). Ultrastructural study of the brown alga Petroderma maculiforme (Phaeophyceae) in the free-living state and in lichen symbiosis with the intertidal marine fungus Verrucaria tavaresiae (Ascomycotina). European Journal of Phycology 40(4): 353-361.

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Oteng'o, A.O., Ávila-Peltroche, J., Choi, G.C., Cho, T.O. & Won, B.Y. (2020). New records of two brown algae, Petroderma maculiforme (Ishigeales, Phaeophyceae) and Hincksia sordida (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae) from Korea. Korean Journal of Environmental Biology 38(3): 416-423, 4 figures.
Sanders, W.B., Moe, R.L. & Ascaso, C. (2004). The intertidal marine lichen formed by the pyrenomycete fungus Verrucaria tavaresiae (Ascomycotina) and the brown alga Petroderma maculiforme (Phaeophyceae): thallus organization and symbiont interaction. American Journal of Botany 91: 511-522.
Sanders, W.B., Moe, R.L. & Ascaso, C. (2006). Ultrastructural study of the brown alga Petroderma maculiforme (Phaeophyceae) in the free-living state and in lichen symbiosis with the intertidal marine fungus Verrucaria tavaresiae (Ascomycotina). European Journal of Phycology 40(4): 353-361.

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