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Lemanea fluviatilis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Batrachospermales
Family Lemaneaceae
Genus Lemanea


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Lemanea fluviatilis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Carpospores emerging from a cut older filament. Collected by Quentin Groom from the River Rede, Northumberland, UK.. 23 Apr 2010. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Lemanea fluviatilis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Chain of carpospores. Collected by Quentin Groom from the River Rede, Northumberland, UK.. 23 Apr 2010. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Lemanea fluviatilis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Pit connections in carpospores. Collected by Quentin Groom from the River Rede, Northumberland, UK.. 23 Apr 2010. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

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Entonema tenuissimum Reinsch

Lemanea fluviatilis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh Transverse section of a filament at a thickened region showing outer cortex and carposporophyte with carpospores.Collected by Quentin Groom from the River Rede, Northumberland, UK.
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Lemanea fluviatilis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1811: 25

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1811). Dispositio algarum Sueciae, quam publico examini subjiciunt Carl Adolph Agardh... & Johannes Bruzelius, Scanus. Die xi decembris mdcccxi. p. ii. h. & l.s. pp. Pars 2: [i], 17-26. Lundae: Litteris Berlingianis.
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Publication date: 11 Dec 1811

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lemanea is Lemanea corallina Bory.

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

Conferva fluviatilis Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Europe (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva fluviatilis Linnaeus 1753
Chantransia fluviatilis (Linnaeus) De Candolle 1805
Sacheria fluviatilis (Linnaeus) Sirodot 1872

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia nigricans De Candolle 1801
Lemanea corallina Bory 1808
Lemanea fucina var. subtilis Atkinson 1890

Nomenclatural notes
(Dillw) Ag. (Pfister 1992). - (14 Jun 2013) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Ceschin, S., Bisceglie, S. & Ricci, S. (2012). Contribution to the knowledge of red algae (Rhodophyta) of some rivers in Central Italy. Cryptogamie Algologie 33(1): 61-67.

Eloranta, P., Kwandrans, J. & Kusel-Fetzmann, E. (2011). Rhodophyceae and Phaeophyceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa Band 7. Freshwater flora of Central Europe. Volume 7. (Schagerl, M. Eds), pp. [i]-x, [1]-155. Heidelberg: Spectrum Akademischer Verlag.

Pfister, P. (1992). Artenspektrum des Algenaufwuchses in 2 Tiroler Bergbachen -Teil 1: Cyanophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Rhodophyceae Phytobenthos communities from 2 Tyrolean mountain streams. Part 1: Cyanophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Rhodophyceae. Algological Studies 65: 43-61. [in German, English abstract]

Sheath, R.G. & Sherwood, A.R. (2011). Rhodophyta (Red Algae). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 159-180. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Vis, M.L. & Sheath, R.G. (1992). Systematics of the freshwater red algal family Lemanaceae in North America. Phycologia 31(2): 164-179.

Vis, M.L., Chiasson, W.B. & Sheath, R.G. (2005). Phylogenetic relationship of Batrachospermum species (Batrachospermales, Rhodphyta) from coastal streams in French Guiana. Phycologia 44: 441-446.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 01 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Huth, K. (1981). Paraspores in the Chantransia phase of Lemanea fluviatilis C. Ag. (Nemalionales, Rhodophyta). Archiv für Protistenkunde 124: 449-454.
Thirb, H.H. & Benson-Evans, K. (1982). Cytological studies on Lemanea fluviatilis L. in the River Usk. British Phycological Journal 17: 401-409.
Thirb, H.H. & Benson-Evans, K. (1985). The effect of water temperature, current velocity and suspended solids on the distribution, growth and seasonality of Lemanea fluviatilis (C. Ag.), Rhodophyta, in the River Usk and other South Wales rivers. Hydrobiologia 127: 63-78.
Thwaites, G.H.K. (1851). On the early stages of development of Lemanea fluviatilis Agardh. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 20: 399-401.

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