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Aegagropila herpestica (Montagne) Kützing 1854

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Pithophoraceae
Genus Aegagropila

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Aegagropila herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
Rowley Shoals, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Aegagropila herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
1, 3. Lateral filaments ending into finger-like attachments. 2. Branching pattern. 4. Upper intertidal (Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan).. 09 Mar 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova. © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Aegagropila herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
Panama. Habit.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Aegagropila herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
Panama. Rhizoid. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Aegagropila herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
Panama. Unilateral branching. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Aegagropila herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Aegagropila herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

Aegagropila herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Trachelomonas zorensis Deflandre

Lychaete herpestica (Montagne) M.J.Wynne Rowley Shoals, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Aegagropila herpestica (Montagne) Kützing 1854: 14

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1854). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. IV pp. i-xvi, 1-23, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Aegagropila is Aegagropila linnaei Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lychaete herpestica (Montagne) M.J.Wynne

Basionym
Conferva herpestica Montagne

Type information
Type locality: Bay of Islands, New Zealand (Womersley 1984: 184). Lectotype: Hombron s.n.; PC herbier général folder 48 (Leliaert & Coppejans 2006: 672). Notes: Type in Herb. Montagne, PC (Womersely, 1984: 184). Isotype in NY (Leliaert & Coppejans, 2006: 672).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2017). The reinstatement of Lychaete J.Agardh (Ulvophyceae, Cladophoraceae). Notulae Algarum 31: 1-4, 1 fig.

Key references
Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2006). A revision of Cladophoropsis Børgesen (Siphonocladales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 45: 657-679.

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