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Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey 1849

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Chordariaceae
Genus Litosiphon

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Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey
upper subtidal on Saccorhiza polyschides, Islas Cíes, Galicia, Spain, 2012. 01 Jan 0001. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey
Smerwick Harbour, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 12 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey
microscope, Ártabra, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey
microscope, Ártabra, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey Smerwick Harbour, Co. Kerry, Ireland
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey 1849: 43

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). A manual of the British marine algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of all the known British species of sea-weeds. With plates to illustrate all the genera. pp. [i]-lii, [1]-252, 27 pls. London: John Van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
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Publication date: Jul-Dec 1849

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Litosiphon is Litosiphon pusillus (Carmichael) Harvey.

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

Basionym
Bangia laminariae Lyngbye

Origin of species name
resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Laminaria.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bangia laminariae Lyngbye 1819
Bangiella laminariae (Lyngbye) Gaillon 1833
Asperococcus laminariae (Lyngbye) J.Agardh 1848
Punctaria laminariae (Lyngbye) P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Asperococcus pusillus Carmichael 1833
Encoelium pusillum (Carmichael ex W.J.Hooker) J.Agardh 1836
Scytosiphon pusillus (Carmichael ex W.J.Hooker) Fries 1845
Dictyosiphon pusillus (Carmichael ex W.J.Hooker) Areschoug 1847
Litosiphon pusillus (Carmichael) Harvey 1849
Punctaria pusilla P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867
Streblonema oligosporum Strömfelt 1884
Pogotrichum hibernicum T.Johnson 1892
Litosiphon hibernicus (Johnson) Batters 1902
Streblonema thuretii Sauvageau 1936
Litosiphon tenuis Levring 1937
Entonema oligosporum (Strömfelt) Kylin 1947
Streblonema danicum Kylin 1947
Clathrodiscus oligosporus (Strömfelt) Waern 1950
Pilocladus danicus (Kylin) Kornmann 1954

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Fredriksen & Kile 2012, Fredriksen & al. 2019).

Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Munda 1979).

Europe: Atlantic France (Burel, Le Duff & Ar Gall 2019), Baltic Sea (Nielsen & al. 1995, Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), Britain (Newton 1931, Fletcher 1987, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Brodie & al. 2015), Channel Islands (Dixon 1961), Crimea (Sadogurskiy, Belich & Sadogurskaya 2019), Denmark (Nielsen & Lundsteen 2019), Faroe Islands (Irvine 1982, Nielsen & Gunnarsson 2001), France (Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Silberfeld et al. 2011, Anon. 2017), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Helgoland (Bartsch & Kuhlenkamp 2000), Ireland (Adams 1907, Adams 1908, Cotton 1912, Cotton 1913, Cullinane 1971, Guiry 1978, Fletcher 1987, Morton 1994, Guiry 2012), Netherlands (Stegenga & Mol 1983, Stegenga & al. 1997), Norway (Jaasund 1965, Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Portugal (Araújo & al. 2009), Romania (Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996, Karlason & al. 2018), Spain (Granja, Cremades & Barbara 1992, Bárbara, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1995, Bárbara & Cremades 1996, Cremades, Bárbara, Granja & Veiga 1997, Valenzuela Miranda 2002, Bárbara & al. 2005, Bárbara & al. 2005, Peña & Bárbara 2008, Cires Rodriguez & Cuesta Moliner 2010), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

Africa: Morocco (Dangeard 1949).

Middle East: Turkey (Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

(as Litosiphon pusillus (Carmichael) Harvey)
Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Munda 1979).

Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920, Dixon 1961), France (Dizerbo & Herpe 2007), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Ireland (Adams 1908, Cotton 1912, Cotton 1913, Cullinane 1971, Guiry 1977, Guiry 1978, De Valéra & al. 1979), Norway (Jaasund 1965), Portugal (Ardré 1970), Spain (Miranda 1931, Pérez-Cirera & Maldonado 1982), Sweden (Kylin 1907, Kylin 1947).

(as Streblonema oligosporum Strömfelt)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Ribera & al. 1992), Baltic Sea (Nielsen & al. 1995), Black Sea (Ribera & al. 1992), Britain (Fletcher 1983), Norway (Jaasund 1965).

North America: Maine (Taylor 1957), North Carolina (Schneider & Searles 1991), Texas (Wynne 2009), Virginia (Humm 1979).

Middle East: Turkey (Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin & al. 2008 ).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Kloczcova 1996).

(as Litosiphon hibernicus (Johnson) Batters)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Ireland (Adams 1908).

(as Streblonema thuretii Sauvageau)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Ribera & al. 1992).

(as Litosiphon tenuis Levring)
Europe: Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996).

(as Entonema oligosporum (Strömfelt) Kylin)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Ercegovic 1980), Bulgaria (Dimitrova-Konaklieva 1981), France (Feldmann & Magne 1964), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Sweden (Kylin 1947).

Asia: Kamchatka (Vozzhinskaja 1965).

(as Streblonema danicum Kylin)
Europe: Sweden (Kylin 1947).

(as Pilocladus danicus (Kylin) Kornmann)
Europe: Norway (Jaasund 1965).

Middle East: Turkey (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993).

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

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).

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.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel' zelenykh, burykh i krasnykh vodorosley yuzhnykh morey SSSR [Manual for identification of the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of the USSR]. pp. 224, 222 figures. Moscow & Leningrad: Izdatel'stvo Akademii Nauk SSSR. [in Russian]

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