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Iyengaria stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen

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

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Iyengaria stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen
Doha, Kuwait Bay. 08 Apr 2016. Frithjof C. Kuepper. © Frithjof C. Kuepper (fkuepper@abdn.ac.uk).

Iyengaria stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen
Doha, Kuwait Bay. 08 Apr 2016. Frithjof C. Kuepper. © Frithjof C. Kuepper (fkuepper@abdn.ac.uk).

Iyengaria stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen
In situ littoral specimen, Dhofar, Oman, Sept., 2001. 21 Mar 2012. M.J. Wynne. © M.J. Wynne.

Iyengaria stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen
In situ littoral specimen, Dhofar, Oman, Sept., 2001. 21 Mar 2012. M.J. Wynne. © M.J. Wynne.

 

Lithophyllum okamurae f. ptychoides Foslie

Iyengaria stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen Doha, Kuwait Bay
© Frithjof C. Kuepper (fkuepper@abdn.ac.uk)

Publication details
Iyengaria stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen 1939: 91, figs 23-25

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1939). Marine algae from the Iranian Gulf especially from the innermost part near Bushire and the Island Kharg. In: Danish Scientific Investigations in Iran, Part 1. (Jessen, K. & Spärck, R. Eds), pp. 47-141. Copenhagen: Ejnar Munksgaard.

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

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

Basionym
Rosenvingea stellata Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: Dwarka, Gujarat, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 631).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), stellate, with narrow divisions radiating from the center like the rays of a star (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rosenvingea stellata Børgesen 1928
Colpomenia stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen 1930

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Colpomenia capensis Levring 1938

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) the name Colpomenia sinuosa forma tuberculata has been applied to this species by P. Anand (1940: 4, 5, 6, 7, pl. II: fig. 4.

Usage notes
Nematicidal activity (Abid et al. 2005). - (22 May 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Iyengaria stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen)
Africa: South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997).

South-west Asia: Arabian Gulf (John & Al-Thani 2014), Goa (Pereira & Almeida 2014), India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Krishnamurthy & Baluswami 2010, Rao & Gupta 2015), Iran (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sohrabipour & Rabii 1999), Kuwait (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Al-Yamani et al. 2014), Oman (Wynne & Jupp 1998, Wynne 2018), Pakistan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Abid et al. 2005, Abbas & Shameel 2010, Krishnamurthy & Baluswami 2010, Aisha & Shameel 2011, Aisha & Shameel 2017), Saudi Arabia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-east Asia: Singapore (Pham et al. 2011).

Australia and New Zealand: Papua New Guinea (Littler & Littler 2003).

Key references
Aisha, K. & Shameel, M. (2011). Taxonomy of the genus Iyengaria (Phaeophycota) ffrom the coastal waters of Karachi, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Marine Sciences 20(!/2): 7-15, 4 figs.

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

West, J.A., Zuccarello, G.C., Ganesan, E.K. & Loiseaux de Goër, S. (2015). Investigations into Iyengaria, a poorly known genus of the Scytosiphonaceae (Phaeophyceae) and description of a new species Iyengaria quadriseriata. Phykos 45(2): 43-50, 3 figs.

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