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Myrionema strangulans Greville 1827

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Chordariaceae
Genus Myrionema


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Myrionema strangulans Greville
Aber de Roscoff, France; on Ulva. 22 Aug 2017. Susan Loiseaux. © Susan Loiseaux.

Myrionema strangulans Greville
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Myrionema strangulans Greville
microscope over Ulva rigida, Spain, Galicia, Ría de Arousa, 2011. 21 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Myrionema strangulans Greville
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 17 May 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Myrionema strangulans Greville
San Román, Lugo, Galicia, Spain, 2008; on Ulva. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Myrionema strangulans Greville
San Román, Lugo, Galicia, Spain, 2008; on Ulva. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Myrionema strangulans Greville
San Román, Lugo, Galicia, Spain, 2008; on Ulva. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Myrionema strangulans Greville
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore pools on old plants of Ulva. 11 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Myrionema strangulans Greville
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; epiphytic on Ulva; discs to 2 mm broad. 12 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).


Myrionema strangulans Greville San Román, Lugo, Galicia, Spain, 2008; on Ulva
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Myrionema strangulans Greville 1827: pl. 300

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1827). Scottish cryptogamic flora, or coloured figures and descriptions of cryptogamic plants, belonging chiefly to the order Fungi; and intended to serve as a continuation of English Botany. Vol. 5 (fasc. 55-60), pls 271-300 (with text). Edinburgh & London: MacLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin, Craddock & Joy.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Myrionema.

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

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), throttled, i.e., narrowed and then widened again; strangling (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Linckia punctiforme Lyngbye 1819
Myrionema punctiforme (Lyngbye) Harvey 1833
Myrionema maculiforme Kützing 1845
Myrionema leclancherii Harvey 1846
Myrionema punctiforme (Lyngbye) Areschoug 1847
Myrionema vulgare Thuret 1863
Myrionema vulgare var. maculaeformis (Kützing) Piccone 1889
Phaeosphaerium punctiforme (Lyngbye) Kjellman 1890
Myrionema intermedium Foslie 1894
Myrionema strangulans var. punctiforme (Harvey) Lyle 1920

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Appin, Argyll, Scotland (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 623). Type: E (Womersley 1987: 64). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1967: 229) for more information on the lectotype of this species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

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.

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).

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Gauna, M.C., Escober, J.F., Odorisio, M., Cáceres, E.J. & Parodi, E.R. (2017). Spatial and temporal variation in algal epiphyte distribution on Ulva sp. (Ulvales, Chlorophyta) from northern Patagonia in Argentina . Phycologia 56(2): 125-135.

Kim, H.-S. (2010). Ectocarpaceae, Acinetopsoraceae, Chordariaceae. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 1. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ectocarpales. Marine brown algae I. (Kim, H.-S. & Boo, S.-M. Eds), pp. [3]-137. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. [1]-215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.

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.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa 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.

Sfriso, A. (2011). Ochrophyta (Phaeophyceae e Xanthophyceae). Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-234, pls 1-51. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Zinova, A.D. & Zaberzhinskaja, E.B. (1965). Species algarum pro mari Caspico novae. Novitates Systematicae Plantarum non Vascularium 2: 97-100.

Zinova, A.D. (1953). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-224. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

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