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Holmsella pachyderma (Reinsch) Sturch

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Class Rhodophyta classis incertae sedis
Order Rhodophyta ordo incertae sedis
Family Pterocladiophilaceae
Genus Holmsella

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Holmsella pachyderma (Reinsch) Sturch
Parasitic on Gracilaria, Great Hogus, Marazion, Cornwall, England. 02 Oct 2016. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick (davidfenwicksnr@googlemail.com).

Holmsella pachyderma (Reinsch) Sturch
Parasitic on Gracilaria, Great Hogus, Marazion, Cornwall, England. 02 Oct 2016. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick (davidfenwicksnr@googlemail.com).

Holmsella pachyderma (Reinsch) Sturch
Parasitic on Gracilaria, Great Hogus, Marazion, Cornwall, England. . David Fenwick. © David Fenwick (davidfenwicksnr@googlemail.com).

Holmsella pachyderma (Reinsch) Sturch
Parasitic on Gracilaria, Great Hogus, Marazion, Cornwall, England. 02 Oct 2016. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick (davidfenwicksnr@googlemail.com).

Holmsella pachyderma (Reinsch) Sturch
Parasitic on Gracilaria, Great Hogus, Marazion, Cornwall, England. 02 Oct 2016. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick (davidfenwicksnr@googlemail.com).

Holmsella pachyderma (Reinsch) Sturch
Parasitic on Gracilaria, Great Hogus, Marazion, Cornwall, England. 02 Oct 2016. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick (davidfenwicksnr@googlemail.com).

Holmsella pachyderma (Reinsch) Sturch
Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2010. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Holmsella pachyderma (Reinsch) Sturch
Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Holmsella pachyderma (Reinsch) Sturch
Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Holmsella pachyderma (Reinsch) Sturch
Lepe, Hampshire, UK; parasitic on Gracilaria gracilis. 31 Jan 1976. William Farnham. © William Farnham.

 

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Holmsella pachyderma (Reinsch) Sturch Parasitic on Gracilaria, Great Hogus, Marazion, Cornwall, England
© David Fenwick (davidfenwicksnr@googlemail.com)

Publication details
Holmsella pachyderma (Reinsch) Sturch 1926: 604

Published in: Sturch, H.H. (1926). Choreocolax polysiphoniae Reinsch. Annals of Botany 40: 585-605.

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

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

Basionym
Choreocolax pachydermus Reinsch

Type information
Type locality: Arromanches, Atlantic France (Athanasiadis 1996: 53). Type: HBG

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Choreocolax pachydermus Reinsch 1875
Harveyella pachyderma (Reinsch) E.A.L.Batters 1897

Habitat notes
Host: Gracilaria gracilis, Gracilariopsis longissima. - (31 Mar 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
On Gracilaria gracilis and Gracilariopsis longissima.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Evans, L.V., Callow, J.A. & Callow, M.E. (1973). Structural and physiological studies on the parasitic red alga Holmsella. New Phytologist 72: 393-402.

Zuccarello, G.C., Moon, D. & Goff, L.J. (2004). A phylogenetic study of parasitic genera placed in the family Choreocolacaceae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 40: 937-945, 2 figs, 2 tables.

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References
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Fredericq, S. & Hommersand, M. (1990). Morphology and systematics of Holmsella pachyderma (Pterocladiophilaceae, Gracilariales). British Phycological Journal 25: 39-51, 40 figs..
Peyrière, M. (1976). Étude infrastructurale du plastidome de deux Rhodophycées parasites Harveyella mirabilis (Reinsch) Schmitz et Reinke et Holmsella pachyderma (Reinsch) Sturch. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. Série D 283: 1169-1171.
Peyrière, M. (1981). Jonctions cellulaires et synapses des Rhodophycées Floridées. Études de deux Choreocolacées parasites, Harveyella mirabilis et Holmsella pachyderma. Cryptogamie, Algologie 2: 85-104.

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