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Peyssonnelia armorica (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Weber Bosse 1916

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Peyssonneliales
Family Peyssonneliaceae
Genus Peyssonnelia


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Peyssonnelia armorica (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Weber Bosse
Tetrasporangial sori; Galicia, Spain. 14 Jan 2011. Viviana Peña Freire . © Viviana Peña Freire (vpena@udc.es).


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Peyssonnelia armorica (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Weber Bosse Tetrasporangial sori; Galicia, Spain
© Viviana Peña Freire (vpena@udc.es)

Publication details
Peyssonnelia armorica (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Weber Bosse in Børgesen 1916: 136

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1916). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (2). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 81-144, Figs 87-148.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Peyssonnelia is Peyssonnelia squamaria (S.G.Gmelin) Decaisne ex J.Agardh.

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

Cruoriella armorica P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Type information
Type locality: near Brest (Athanasiadis 1996: 69). Type: PC?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Brittany (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cruoriella armorica P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1859

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cruoriopsis crucialis Dufour 1865
Cruoria crucialis (Dufour) Zanardini 1871
Cruoriopsis rosenvingei Børgesen 1929

Distributional notes
See Irvine (1983, p. 59). Occurs at Flannery Bridge, Co. Galway (Maggs, pers. comm.).

Habitat notes
Abundant on maërl beds and gravel, on shells as well as epizoic on living gastropods; depth range: 1-20 m (Peña & Bárbara 2010). Growing on living maerl and dead shells; depth range; 13-19 m (Pena & Bárbara, 2013). - (4 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Maggs, C.A., Freamhainn, M.T. & Guiry, M.D. (1983). A study of the marine algae of subtidal cliffs in Lough Hyne (Ine), Co. Cork. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 83B: 251-266.

Peña, V. & Bárbara, I (2013). Non-coralline crustose algae associated with maerl beds in Portugal: a re-appraisal of their diversity in the Atlantic Iberian beds. Botanica Marina 56(5/6): 481-493.

Peña,V. & Bárbara, I. (2010). New records of crustose seaweeds associated with subtidal maërl beds and gravel bottoms in Galicia (NW Spain). Botanica marina 53: 41-62.

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.

Created: 13 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Kato, A., Masuda, M. & Kawai, H. (2005). New records of Peyssonnelia armorica and Peyssonnelia harveyana (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales) from Japan. Phycological Research 53(4): 266-274.

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