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Myriactula rivulariae (Suhr ex Areschoug) Feldmann 1937

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

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Myriactula rivulariae (Suhr ex Areschoug) Feldmann
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 1992. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Myriactula rivulariae (Suhr ex Areschoug) Feldmann
unilocular sporangia, microscope, Spain, Galicia, Ría de Coruña, 1990. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Myriactula rivulariae (Suhr ex Areschoug) Feldmann
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 1992. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Myriactula rivulariae (Suhr ex Areschoug) Feldmann Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 1992
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Myriactula rivulariae (Suhr ex Areschoug) Feldmann 1937: 274

Published in: Feldmann, J. (1937). Les algues marines de la côte des Albères. I-III. Cyanophycées, Chlorophycées, Phaéophycées. Revue Algologique 9: 141(bis)-148(bis); 149-335, 67 figs, pls 8-17.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Myriactula is Myriactula pulvinata (Kützing) Kuntze.

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

Basionym
Elachista rivulariae Suhr ex Areschoug

Type information
Type locality: Ancona, Italy (Athanasiadis 1996: 152). Type: S?

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phycophila rivulariae (Suhr ex Areschoug) Kützing
Elachista rivulariae Suhr ex Areschoug 1842

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Elachista pulvinata (Kützing) Harvey 18
Elachista attenuata Harvey 1846
Gonodia pulvinata (Kützing) Nieuwland 1917

Habitat notes
Widely distributed in cold and warm-temperate Atlantic Ocean waters; grows in pools, where it is epiphytic on Cystoseira and Sargassum species (Tittley et al. 2009). - (25 Mar 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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).

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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