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Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin 1947

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Kornmanniaceae
Genus Blidingia

Pictures

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Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin
Whitepoint, Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland. 13 Feb 2017. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin
Whitepoint, Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland. 13 Feb 2017. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin
Whitepoint, Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland. 13 Feb 2017. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin
upper intertidal,Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin
upper intertidal, Ria de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2013. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin
with Urospora penicilliformis, upper intertidal, South of Portugal, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin
with Urospora penicilliformis, upper intertidal, South of Portugal, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin
Spain, North of Galicia, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin
Claddagh, Galway, Ireland; on uppershore rocks with Verrucaria. 05 Jun 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; rocks at MHWN
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin 1947: 181

Published in: Kylin, H. (1947). Über die Fortpflanzungsverhältnisse in der Ordnung Ulvales. Kungliga Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Förhandlingar 17: 174-182.

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

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

Basionym
Enteromorpha minima Nägeli ex Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Helgoland, Germany (Silva & al. 1996: 728). Holotype: Nägeli sine numero; unknown date; L 938.69.168 (Barcode 0054691!) (Womersley 1984: 150). Notes: Epitype (designated by Steinhagen & al., 2021: 15): GERMANY: Helgoland, Schleswig-Holstein, N 54.18367 E 7.888633, 23 Jul 2014, S. Steinhagen S_34 (C [Copenhagen] barcode C-A-99668).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very little, very least (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Enteromorpha minima Nägeli ex Kützing 1849
Enteromorpha compressa var. minima (Nägeli ex Hauck) Hamel 1931
Enteromorpha nana var. minima (Nägeli ex Hauck) Sjøstedt 1939

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva intestinalis var. nana Sommerfelt 1826
Enteromorpha micrococca f. tortuosa J.Agardh 1883
Enteromorpha coarctata Kjellman 1897
Enteromorpha minima f. genuina Schiffner 1938
Enteromorpha minima f. typica Schiffner 1938
Enteromorpha nana (Sommerfelt) Sjöstedt 1939
Blidingia nana (Sommerfelt) Bliding 1963

Habitat notes
Intertidal zone (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009). - (10 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Mid and high intertidal; epiphytic on Fucus, epilithic, epizoic ( Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (2 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Enteromorpha nana var. minima (Nägeli ex Hauck) Sjøstedt)
Japanese: Hime-awonori (Tokida 1954).

(as Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin)
Swedish: Klippsringalg (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Bae, H.B. (2010). Ulotrichales, Ulvales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 1, Number 1. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae: Ulotrichales, Ulvales, Cladophorales, Bryopsidales. Marine green algae. (Bae, E.H., Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J., Hwang, I.-K., Kiim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. Eds), pp. 7-52. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

Burova, O.V., Tsarenko, P.M., Kovalenko, O.V., Mikhailyuk, T.I., Petlovany, O.A., Lilitska, G.G. & Bilous, O.P. (2011). Ulvophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 20-61. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G.

Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Klochkova, N.G., Koroleva, T.N. & Kushidi, A.E. (2009). Atlas vodorosley-makrofitov prikamchatskikh vod [Atlas of algae-macrophytes of Kamchatka waters. Green and brown algae]. Vol. 1 pp. 216, profusely illustrated. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski: Izdaniya KamchatNIRO. [in Russian]

Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

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.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Salavarría Palma, E.A. & Paul, S. (2020). A peep into the transcriptome studies of the industrially important brown algae with special focus on Macrocystis genus. Revista Peruana de Biología 27(1): 49-53.

Selivanova, O.N. & Zhigadlova, G.G. (2009). Marine benthic algae of the South Kamchatka state wildlife sanctuary (Kamchatka, Russia). Botanica Marina 52(4): 317-329.

Sfriso, A. (2011). Chlorophyta multicellulari e fanerogame acquatiche. Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-318, pls 1-94. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Steinhagen, S., Düsedau, L. & Weinberger, F. (2021). DNA barcoding of the German green supralittoral zone indicates the distribution and phenotypic plasticity of Blidingia species and reveals Blidingia cornuta sp. nov. Taxon 00: [1-17], 6 figs, 2 tables.

Vinogradova, K.L. (1974). Ul'vovye vodorosli (Chlorophyta) morey SSSR [Ulvaceous algae (Chlorophyta) of the seas of the USSR]. pp. 165, 6 tables, 41 plates. Leningrad: Izdatel'stvo Akademii Nauk SSSR. [in Russian]

Vinogradova, K.L. (1979). Opredelitel' vodorosley dal'nevostochnykh morey SSSR. Zelenyye Vodorosli [Manual for identification of the algae of the far-eastern seas of the USSR. Green algae]. pp. 147, 67 figures, 18 plates. Leningrad: Botanicheskii Institut imeni V.L. Komarova. [in Russian]

Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Boraso, A.L. (1970). Sobre la presencia de Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin var. minima en la Argentina (Chlorophyta, Ulvaceae). Physis 30: 167-170, 10 figs.
Garbary, D.J. & Tam, C. (1989). Blidingia minima var. stolonifera var. nov. (Ulvales, Chlorophyta) from British Columbia: systematics, life history and morphogenesis. Nordic Journal of Botany 9: 321-328.
Iima, M. (1989). Geographical variation of development and life history of Blidingia minima (Chlorophyceae) from Japan. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 8(2): 157-185.
Karsten, U. & Kirst, G.O. (1989). Intracellular solutes, photosynthesis and respiration of the green alga Blidingia minima in response to salinity stress. Botan. Acta 102: 123-128.
Prange, R.K. (1978). An autecological study of Blidingia minima var. subsalsa (Chlorophyceae) in the Squamish estuary (British Columbia). Canadian Journal of Botany 56: 170-179.
Reis-Santos, R.P. (1992). Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin var. minima (Monostromataceae - Chlorophyta), ocorrência nova para a costa brasileira. Hoehna 19: 125-128.
Swanson, J.A. & Floyd, G.L. (1978). Fine structure of the zoospores and thallus of Blidingia minima. Trans. Amer. Micros. Soc. 97: 549-558.
Tatewaki, M. & Iima, M. (1984). Life histories of Blidingia minima (Chlorophyceae), especially sexual reproduction. Journal of Phycology 20: 368-376.
Woolcott, G.W., Iima, M. & King, R.J. (2000). Speciation within Blidingia minima (Chlorophyta) in Japan: evidence from morphology, ontogeny and analyses of nuclear rDNA ITS sequence. Journal of Phycology 36: 227-236.

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