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Anotrichium tenue (C.Agardh) Nägeli 1862

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Wrangeliaceae
Tribe Griffithsieae
Genus Anotrichium


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Anotrichium tenue (C.Agardh) Nägeli
Cape Peron, Western Australia. 05 Jun 2019. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Anotrichium tenue (C.Agardh) Nägeli
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Anotrichium tenue (C.Agardh) Nägeli
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Anotrichium tenue (C.Agardh) Nägeli
Hawaii; tetrasporangia with tetrahedral arrangement of tetraspores; scale 100 µm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Anotrichium tenue (C.Agardh) Nägeli
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


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Anotrichium tenue (C.Agardh) Nägeli Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Anotrichium tenue (C.Agardh) Nägeli 1862: 399

Published in: Nägeli, C. (1862 '1861'). Beiträge zur morphologie und systematik der Ceramiaceae. Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München 1861(2): 297-415, 30 figs, 1 pl.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Anotrichium is Anotrichium barbatum (C.Agardh) Nägeli.

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

Griffithsia tenuis C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Venezia (Venice), Italy (Silva & al. 1996: 376). Type: Ruchinger; herb. alg. Agardh, LD 19891 (Yoshida 1998: 871). Notes: Dawson (1962: 73) notes that the type collection was made by Ruchinger. See Baldock (1976: 557).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Griffithsia tenuis C.Agardh 1828

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Callithamnion thyrsigerum Thwaites ex Harvey 1855
Griffithsia thyrsigera (Thwaites ex Harvey) Grunow 1874
Griffithsia schimperi Reinbold 1907
Anotrichium tenue var. thyrsigerum (Thwaites ex Harvey) H.S.Kim & I.K.Lee 1992
Anotrichium celianum I.A.Abbott & R.E.Norris 1993

Distributional notes
According to Huisman (2000) this species is distributed throughout Australia and is widespread in tropical and warmer seas.

Habitat notes
Widespread in warm seas; on Chondria dasyphylla in Caulerpa racemosa community on a shallow sandy bottom; in Chondrophycus paillosus community, on a shallow rock flat gently sloping seawards; on Thalassia hemprichii growing in sand-filled crevices in rock flat at ca. 30 cm below low water (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (4 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Abbott, I.A., Fisher, J. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Newly reported and revised marine algae from the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 291-321. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.

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

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Kim, H.-S. & Lee, I.K. (1991). Two species of Anotrichium Naegeli (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) in Korea, specially referred to the subgeneric groups. Korean Journal of Phycology 6(1): 13-22, 4 figs, 1 table.

Kim, H.-S. & Lee, I.K. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 5.Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae: Ceramiales: Ceramiaceae I (Non-corticate species). pp. [1-4], 1-152, figs 1-105. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, 109 pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Zheng, B., Liu, J. & Chen, Z. (2001). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VI Ceramiales (I). pp. [i-vi], i-xx, 1-159, 1 pl. Beijing: Science Press.

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Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Pizzuto, F. (1994). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on Anotrichium tenue and related species (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Taxon 43: 633-637, 8 figs.
Lee, I.K. (1992). A short note on Anotrichium tenue (C. Agardh) Nägeli var. thyrsigerum (Thwaites ex Harvey) Kim et Lee. Korean Journal of Phycology 7(1): 159.
Watson, B.A., Waaland, S.D. & Waaland, J.R. (1986). Phycocyanin from the red alga Anotrichium tenue: modification of properties by a cololorless polypeptide (Mr 30 000). Biochemistry 25: 4583-4587.

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