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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

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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 1973).

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
(as Enteromorpha minima Nägeli ex Kützing)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen & al. 1999).

Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1957, Taylor 1960).

Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Ireland (Cotton 1912), Spain (Miranda 1931), Sweden (Kylin 1907).

North America: Connecticut (Taylor 1957), Massachusetts (Taylor 1957), New Brunswick (Taylor 1957), Newfoundland (Taylor 1957), North Carolina (Taylor 1960), Virginia (Humm 1979).

South America: Brazil (Taylor 1931 ).

Africa: Morocco (Dangeard 1949).

(as Enteromorpha micrococca f. tortuosa J.Agardh)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931).

(as Enteromorpha coarctata Kjellman)
Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936).

(as Enteromorpha compressa var. minima (Nägeli ex Hauck) Hamel)
Europe: France (Coppejans 1972).

(as Enteromorpha nana var. minima (Nägeli ex Hauck) Sjøstedt)
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chapman, Thompson & Segar 1957).

(as Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin)
Arctic: Barents Sea (Malavenda 2018), Canada (Arctic) (Lee 1980), Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen & al. 1999, Fredriksen & Kile 2012, Fredriksen & al. 2019), White Sea (Smirnova & Mikhailova 2013, Garbary & Tarakhovskaya 2013).

Atlantic Islands: Azores (Tittley & Neto 1994, Parente), Bermuda (Schneider 2003), Canary Islands (Guadalupe et al. 1995, Haroun & al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John & al. 2004, Moro & al. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Gough Island (Chamberlain 1965), Greenland (Pedersen 2011), Iceland (Caram & Jónsson 1972), Lanzarote (Gil-Rodríguez & Afonso-Carrillo 1980), Madeira (Levring 1974, Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001, John & al. 2004, Ferreira & al. 2018).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Gallardo & al. 1993), Atlantic France (Burel, Le Duff & Ar Gall 2019), Baltic Sea (Nielsen & al. 1995, Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), Belgium (Coppejans & Kling 1995), Black Sea (Gallardo & al. 1993), Britain (Burrows 1991, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Whitton & al. 2003, Brodie & al. 2007, Wilkinson & al. 2007, Brodie & al. 2015, Bunker & al. 2017), Bulgaria (Dimitrova-Konaklieva 1981), Channel Islands (Dixon 1961), Crimea (Sadogurskiy, Belich & Sadogurskaya 2019), Denmark (Larsen & Sand-Jensen 2006, Nielsen & Lundsteen 2019), Faroe Islands (Irvine 1982, Nielsen & Gunnarsson 2001), France (Gallardo & al. 1993, Coppejans & Kling 1995, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Steinhagen & al. 2021), Greece (Tsiamis & al. ), Helgoland (Bartsch & Kuhlenkamp 2000), Ireland (Pybus 1977, Guiry 1978, Burrows 1991, Morton 1994, Guiry 2012, Bunker & al. 2017), Isla de Alborán (Conde & Flores Moya 2000), Italy (Giaccone 1969, Gallardo & al. 1993, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999), Netherlands (Stegenga & Mol 1983, Burrows 1991, Stegenga & al. 1997), Norway (Jaasund 1965, Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Portugal (Ardré 1970, Araujo & al. 2005, Araújo et al. 2006, Araújo & al. 2009), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Spain (González Guerrero 1957, Seoane-Camba 1965, Romero Martinengo & Romero Martinengo 1982, Pérez-Cirera & Maldonado 1982, Fernández & Niell 1982, Ballesteros 1983, Anadón 1983, Gallardo & al. 1985, Fernández 1985, Granja, Cremades & Barbara 1992, Gallardo & al. 1993, Flores-Moya et al. 1994, Guillermes, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1994, Flores-Moya et al. 1995, Bárbara, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1995, Bárbara & Cremades 1996, Cremades, Bárbara, Granja & Veiga 1997, Veiga, Cremades & Bárbara 1998, Calvo, Bárbara & Cremades 1999, Calvo & Bárbara 2002, Peña & Bárbara 2002, Gorostiaga & al., 2004, Bárbara & al. 2005, Diaz-Tapia & Bárbara 2005, Martínez-Gil et al. 2007, Invernón et al. 2009, Cires Rodriguez & Cuesta Moliner 2010), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016), Spitsbergen (Vinogradova 1995), Sweden (Kylin 1949, Tolstoy & Österlund 2003), Ukraine (Burova & al. 2011), Veneto (Sfriso 2011).

North America: Alaska (Lindstrom 1977, Scagel & al. 1989, Lindeberg & Lindstrom 2010), Baffin Island (Küpper et al. 2016), British Columbia (Scagel & al. 1989), California (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Silva 1979, Miller 2012, Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014 ), Connecticut (Schneider et al. 1979, Van Patten 2009), Florida (Littler, Littler & Hanisak 2008), Georgia (Schneider & Searles 1991), Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Maine (Mathieson & al. 2001), Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Atlantic) (Mendoza-González, Mateo-Cid & García-López 2017), New Hampshire (Mathieson & Hehre 1986), Newfoundland (Saunders & Kucera 2010), North Carolina (Schneider & Searles 1991), Oregon (Hansen 1997, Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014 ), Oregon and Washington (Hansen et al. 2018), South Carolina (Schneider & Searles 1991), Washington (Scagel & al. 1989).

Central America: Mexico (Pacific) (Pedroche & al. 2005).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Argentina (Boraso de Zaixso 2004, Boraso & Zaixso 2011, Boraso de Zaixso 2013, Croce & al. 2015), Brazil (Moura 2010), Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991, Hoffmann & Santelices 1997), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Uruguay (Coll & Oliveira 1999).

Africa: Algeria (Ould-Ahmed & al. 2019), Morocco (Gallardo & al. 1993, Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001, Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001, Moussa & al. 2018), Senegal (John & al. 2004), South Africa (Silva & al. 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997), Spanish North Africa (González García, Paredes Ruiz & Enrique Mirón 2017).

Middle East: Kuwait (Silva & al. 1996, Al-Yamani & al. 2014), Turkey (Gallardo & al. 1993, Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

South-west Asia: Arabian Gulf (John & Al-Thani 2014), Pakistan (Silva & al. 1996).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Liu 2008, Tseng 2009, Ding & Luan 2013), Commander Islands (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 1997, Klochkova & al. 2020), Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015, Titlyanov & al. 2019), Kamchatka (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009, Klochkova & al. 2009), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Lee & Kang 2001, Bae 2010), Russia (Kozhenkova 2009), Russia (Far East) (Perestenko 1980, Kloczcova 1996, Selivanova 2002), Russia (Sea of Japan) (Kozhenkova 2020).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Womersley 1984, Millar & Kraft 1994), New Zealand (Adams 1994, Broady & al. 2012), Queensland (Lewis 1987, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010), South Australia (Womersley 1984), Victoria (Womersley 1984).

Subantarctic Islands: Île Saint-Paul (St Paul I.) (Silva & al. 1996), Macquarie Island (Ricker 1987), South Georgia (Wells, Brewin & Brickle 2011), South Shetland Islands (Gallardo, Pérez-Ruzafa, Flores-Moya & Conde 1999, Wiencke & Clayton 2002).

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.

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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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