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Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva 1952

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Dasycladales
Family Polyphysaceae
Genus Acetabularia

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Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
La Azohía, Murcia, Spain. 10 Jul 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Cap with gametangia; Photo-Atlas of living Dasycladales.

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Otranto, Italy. Gianni Felicini. © Gianni Felicini (gfelih@alice.it).

 

Fucus ceranoides f. ramosissima Lynn

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva La Azohía, Murcia, Spain
© marmenormarmayor.es

Publication details
Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva 1952: 255

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.

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

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

Basionym
Madrepora acetabulum Linnaeus

Type information
Syntype localities: in O. Europæo, Americano [European and American Seas] (Linnaeus 1758: 793). Type: LINN?

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Acetabularia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), saucer.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Madrepora acetabulum Linnaeus 1758
Tubularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus 1767

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina androsace Pallas 1766
Olivia androsace (Pallas) Bertoloni 1810
Acetabularia mediterranea J.V.Lamouroux 1816
Acetabulum mediterraneum Lamarck 1816
Olivia adrosace Bertoloni 1819
Acetabularia integra J.V.Lamouroux 1821

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acetabularia mediterranea J.V.Lamouroux)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Ercegovic 1980), France (Feldmann 1937, Augier, Boudouresque & Laborel 1971, Coppejans 1972, Dubois 1972), Greece (Diannelidis 1953, Haritonidis & Tsekos 1976, Tsekos & Haritonidis 1977).

Middle East: Turkey (Güven & Öztig 1971).

(as Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Gil-Rodriguez, Afonso-Carrillo & Wildpret de la Torre 1987, Guadalupe et al. 1995, Haroun & al. 2002, Berger & al. 2003, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John & al. 2004, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Lanzarote (Gil-Rodríguez & Afonso-Carrillo 1980).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Munda 1979, Gallardo & al. 1993), Apulia (Bottalico & al. 2016), Balearic Islands (Barceló 1879-1881, Piccone 1889, Rodríguez y Femenías 1889, Buen 1905, Bellón 1921, Dao 1957, Ribera Siguán 1983, Ribera Siguán & Gómez Garreta 1985, Gallardo & al. 1993), Corsica (Boudouresque & Perret 1977, Coppejans 1979, Demoulin, Janssen & Licot 1980, Verlaque 1984, Gallardo & al. 1993, Rodríguez Prieto, Boudouresque & Marcot-Coqueugniot 1993, Sales & Ballesteros 2010), France (Ben Maiz, Boudouresque, Lauret & Riouall 1988, Gallardo & al. 1993, Verlaque 2001, Anon. 2017), Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974, Athanasiadis 1987, Gallardo & al. 1993, Berger & al. 2003, Tsirika & Haritonidis 2005, Christia et al. 2011, Tsiamis & al. ), Italy (Giaccone 1969, Cinelli 1971, Feoli & Bressan 1972, Edwards et al. 1975, Cinelli & al. 1976, Gallardo & al. 1993, Gallardo & al. 1993, Cecere & al. 1996, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Rindi, Sartoni & Cinelli 2002, Berger & al. 2003, Serio et al 2006), Malta (Cormaci & al. 1997), Spain (Ballesteros 1981, Romero Martinengo & Romero Martinengo 1982, Barcelo & Seoane 1982, Pérez-Ruzafa & Honrubia 1984, Gallardo & al. 1985, Rodriguez Prieto & Polo Alberti 1988, Soto & Conde 1989, Pérez-Ruzafa 1990, Pérez-Ruzafa et al. 1991, Gallardo & al. 1993, Flores-Moya et al. 1995, Pérez-Ruzafa et al. 2008, Invernón et al. 2009), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016), Veneto (Sfriso 2011), Yugoslavia (Berger & al. 2003).

Africa: Algeria (Gallardo & al. 1993, Ould-Ahmed & al. 2019), Libya (Gallardo & al. 1993), Morocco (Gallardo & al. 1993, Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001), Tunisia (Meñez & Mathieson 1981, Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987, Gallardo & al. 1993).

Middle East: Cyprus (Taskin & al. 2013, Tsiamis & al. 2014, Tsiamis & al. 2014), Egypt (Papenfuss 1968, Aleem 1993, Gallardo & al. 1993), Israel (Einav 2007, Einav & Israel 2008), Turkey (Güner, Aysel, Sukatar & Öztürk 1985, Gallardo & al. 1993, Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

South-west Asia: Lebanon (Lakkis 2013), Levant states (Gallardo & al. 1993), Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Key references
Berger, S. & Liddle. L.B. (2003). The life cycle of Acetabularia (Dasycladales, Chlorophyta): textbook accounts are wrong (Commentary). Phycologia 42(2): 204-207, 3 figs.

Berger, S., Fettweiss, U., Gleissberg, S., Liddle, L.B., Richter, U., Sawitzky, H. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2003). 18S rDNA phylogeny and evaluation of cap development in Polyphysaceae (formerly Acetabulariaceae; Dasyladales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 42: 506-561.

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.

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.

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..

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

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.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Cinelli, F. (1979). Acetabularia acetabulum (L.) Silva, Acetabularia parvula Solms-Laubach and Dasycladus vermicularis (Scopoli) Krasser (Chlorophyta, Dasycladales): ecology and distribution in the Mediterranean Sea.. In: Developmental Biology of Acetabularia. (Bonotto, S., Kefeli, V. & Puiseux-Dao, S. Eds), pp. 3-14. Amsterdam: Elsevier North Holland Biomedical Press.
Cooper, J.J. & Mandoli, D.F. (1999). Physiological factors that aid differenciation of zygotes and early juveniles of Acetabularia acetabulum (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 35: 143-151, 9 figs.
Dazy, A. C., Borghi, H., Durand, M. & Puiseux-Dao, S. (1984). The effects of blue and red light on the transcellular electric potential, cytoplasmic streaming and rRNA transport in Acetabularia acetabulum. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 11: 193-197.
Hunt, B.E. & Mandoli, D.F. (1996). A new, artificial seawater that facilitates growth of large numbers of cells of Acetabularia acetabulum (Chlorophyta) and reduces the labor inherent in cell culture. Journal of Phycology 32: 483-495, 6 figs, 3 tables.
Kingsley, R.J., Van Gilder, R., LeGeros, R.Z. & Watabe, N. (2003). Multimineral calcareous deposits in the marine alga Acetabularia acetabulum (Chlorophyta; Dasycladaceae). Journal of Phycology 39: 937-947.
Kratz, R.F., Young, P.A. & Mandoli, D.F. (1998). Timing and light regulation of apical morphogenesis during reproductive development in wild-type populations of Acetabularia acetabulum (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 34: 138-146, 6 figs, 2 tables.
Lüttke, A. (1988). The lack of chloroplast DNA in Acetabularia mediterranea (acetabulum) (Chlorophyceae): A reinvestigation. Journal of Phycology 24: 173-180, 12 figs.
Mandoli, D.F., Wexler, A., Teschmacher, J. & Zukowski, A. (1995). Note: Brief incubation of gametangia-bearing caps in antibiotics eliminates branching in progeny of Acetabularia acetabulum (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 31: 844-848, 4 figs, 3 tables.
Menzel, D. (1981). Development and fine structure of plugs in the cap rays of Acetabularia acetabulum (mediterranea) (L.) Silva (Dasycladales). Phycologia 20: 56-64, 21 figs.
Nishimura, N.J. & Mandoli, D.F. (1992). Population analysis of reproductive cell structures of Acetabularia acetabulum (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 31: 351-358, 9 figs, 2 tables.
Nishimura, N.J. & Mandoli, D.F. (1992). Vegetative growth of Acetabularia acetabulum (Chlorophyta): structural evidence for juvenile and adult phases in development. Journal of Phycology 28: 669-677, 7 figs.
Torres, J., Rivera, A., Clark, G. & Roux, S.J. (2008). Participation of extracellular nucleotides in the wound response of Dasycladus vermicularis and Acetabularia acetabulum. Journal of Phycology 44: 1504-1511.
Zeller, A. & Mandoli, D.F. (1993). Growth of Acetabularia acetabulum (Dasycladales, Chlorophyta) on solid substrata at specific cell densities. Phycologia 32: 136-142, 6 figs, 3 tables.

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