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Devaleraea ramentacea (Linnaeus) Guiry 1982

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Palmariales
Family Palmariaceae
Genus Devaleraea


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Devaleraea ramentacea (Linnaeus) Guiry
at low water with Dulse in background. Digby Neck Nova Scotia.. 02 Jun 2012. David J. Garbary. © David J. Garbary.


Sargassum cinctum var. lanceolatum Grunow

Devaleraea ramentacea (Linnaeus) Guiry at low water with Dulse in background. Digby Neck Nova Scotia.
© David J. Garbary

Publication details
Devaleraea ramentacea (Linnaeus) Guiry 1982: 3

Published in: Guiry, M.D. (1982). Devaleraea, a new genus of the Palmariaceae (Rhodophyta) in the North Atlantic and North Pacific. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 62: 1-13.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Devaleraea.

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

Fucus ramentaceus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: [No locality given in the original publication.] (Linnaeus 1767: 718). Lectotype: LINN 1274.82 (Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis 2009: 250). Notes: Lectotype chosen by L.M. Irvine is the top left specimen.Type is shown at http://linnean-online.org/13612/ where it indicated that it is probable that the specimen was collected by J.D. Koenig.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus ramentaceus Linnaeus 1767
Halymenia ramentacea (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1817
Scytosiphon ramentaceus (Linnaeus) Lyngbye 1819
Solenia ramentacea (Linnaeus) Sprengel 1827
Dumontia ramentacea (Linaeus) Greville 1830
Sphaerococcus ramentaceus (Linnaeus) Kützing 1843
Halosaccion ramentaceum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh 1852

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva sobolifera Oeder 1767
Fucus barbatus Gunnerus 1772
Fucus graminifolius Lepechin 1775
Fucus tubulosus Lepechin 1775
Fucus ramentaceus var. tumidus Turner 1811
Dumontia sobolifera (Oeder) J.V.Lamouroux 1813
Halymenia ramentacea var. simplicior-membranacea C.Agardh 1817
Halymenia ramentacea var. coriacea C.Agardh 1822
Halymenia ramentacea var. coriacea C.Agardh 1822
Halymenia graminifolia (Lepechin) Steudel 1824
Sphaerococcus confervoides var. crassior Wahlenberg 1826
Dumontia tubulosa (Lepechin) Postels & Ruprecht 1840
Dumontia lepechinii Endlicher 1843
Halosaccion soboliferum var. subsimplex Ruprecht 1850
Halosaccion soboliferum (Oeder) Ruprecht 1850
Halosaccion soboliferum var. coriaceum (C.Agardh) Ruprecht 1850
Halosaccion soboliferum var. tumidum (Turner) Ruprecht 1850
Halosaccion lepechinii (Endlicher) Kützing 1866
Halosaccion ramentaceum f. densum Kjellman 1883
Halosaccion ramentaceum f. ramosum Kjellman 1883
Halosaccion ramentaceum f. robustum Kjellman 1883
Halosaccion ramentaceum f. subsimplex (Ruprecht) Kjellman 1883
Halosaccion ramentaceum f. hispidum Strömfelt 1886
Halosaccion pubescens Foslie 1890
Halosaccion microsporum f. hispidum (Strömfelt) De Toni 1900
Halosaccion ramentaceum f. typicum A.D.Zinova 1955

Distributional notes
Gabrielsen, Widdowson & Lindstrom (2006: 118, footnote) note that this species has only been reported from SE Alaska (Saunders 1901, as Halosaccion microsporum), which record need to be verified. Other Alaskan records are from western Alaska. - (5 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Fucus ramentaceus Linnaeus)
Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Hooker 1811).

(as Halymenia ramentacea (Linnaeus) C.Agardh)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen & al. 1999).

(as Halosaccion ramentaceum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Lee 1980), Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen & al. 1999).

Atlantic Islands: E. Greenland (Lund 1959, Pedersen 1976), Iceland (Caram & Jónsson 1972).

Europe: Norway (Jaasund 1965).

North America: Alaska (Saunders 1901, Lindstrom 1977).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Kamchatka (Vozzhinskaja 1965), Kuril Islands (Nagai 1941).

(as Halosaccion ramentaceum f. ramosum Kjellman)
Europe: Norway (Jaasund 1965).

(as Halosaccion ramentaceum f. robustum Kjellman)
Europe: Norway (Jaasund 1965).

Asia: Kuril Islands (Nagai 1941).

(as Halosaccion ramentaceum f. subsimplex (Ruprecht) Kjellman)
Europe: Norway (Jaasund 1965).

(as Halosaccion ramentaceum f. typicum A.D.Zinova)
Europe: Norway (Jaasund 1965).

(as Devaleraea ramentacea (Linnaeus) Guiry)
Arctic: Barents Sea (Malavenda 2018, Mikhaylova 2021), Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen & al. 1999, Fredriksen & Kile 2012, Hop et al. 2012 , Fredriksen et al. 2014, Fredriksen & al. 2019), White Sea (Mikhaylova 2017).

Atlantic Islands: Greenland (Pedersen 2011).

Europe: Faroe Islands (Irvine 1982, Nielsen & Gunnarsson 2001), Norway (Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996), Spitsbergen (Vinogradova 1995).

North America: Alaska (Scagel & al. 1989), Baffin Island (Küpper et al. 2016), Maine (Mathieson & al. 2001), Manitoba (Saunders & McDevit 2013), New Brunswick (Bates & al. 2005), New Hampshire (Mathieson & Hehre 1986), Nova Scotia (Lindstrom, Olsen & Stam 1996, Clayden & Saunders 2008, Scrosati 2016).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990).

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

Bates, C.R., Saunders, G.W. & Chopin, T. (2005). An assessment of two taxonomic distinctness indices for detecting seaweed assemblage responses to environmental stress. Botanica Marina 48: 231-243.

Klochkova, N.G. & Selivanova, O.N. (1989). The species of Halosaccion and Devaleraea (Palmariales, Rhodophyta) in the seas of the Soviet Far East. Botan. Zhurnal. 74: 953-958.

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.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

Created: 09 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry

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

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Chesnoy, L. & Jónsson, S. (1989). Halosacciocolax kjellmanii, parasite arctique de Devaleraea ramentacea (Palmariales, Rhodophyta): tétrasporogenèse. Bull Soc bot Fr 136: 45-60.
Jónsson, S. & Chesnoy, L. (1988). Halosacciocolax kjellmanii, parasite arctique de Devaleraea ramentacea (Palmariales, Rhodophyta): organisation et rapports hôte-parasite. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 135: 211-227.
Novaczek, I., Lubbers, G.W. & Breeman, A.M. (1990). Thermal ecotypes of amphi-Atlantic algae .I. Algae of Arctic to cold-temperate distribution (Chaetomorpha melagonium, Devaleraea ramentacea and Phycodrys rubens). Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 44: 459-474.

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