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Pleurocladia lacustris A.Braun 1855

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Ectocarpaceae
Genus Pleurocladia

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Pleurocladia lacustris A.Braun
Microscopic view of Pleurocladia lacustris that has been squashed to show filament arrangement. Hyaline hairs visible projecting outwards from the filaments. Collected 7 July, 2005 Atwater 10 m depth, North of Milwaukee, WI, USA. Photograph: Olympu. 05 Jul 2005. E.B. Young. © Erica Young (ebyoung@uwm.edu).

Pleurocladia lacustris A.Braun
Microscopic view of Pleurocladia lacustris that has been squashed to show filament arrangement. Hyaline hairs visible projecting outwards from the filaments. Collected 7 July, 2005 Atwater 10 m depth, North of Milwaukee, WI, USA. Photograph: Olympu. 07 Jul 2005. E.B. Young. © Erica Young (ebyoung@uwm.edu).

Pleurocladia lacustris A.Braun
Detail of filaments and hyaline hairs projecting from pincushion form. Collected 7 July, 2005 Atwater 10 m depth, North of Milwaukee, WI, USA. Photograph: Olympus DP70 on Olympus BX41 microscope 400X mag. 07 Jul 2005. E.B. Young. © Erica Young (ebyoung@uwm.edu).

Pleurocladia lacustris A.Braun
Detail of filaments showing branching pattern and cell detail. Collected 7 July, 2005 Atwater 10 m depth, North of Milwaukee, WI, USA. Photograph: Olympus DP70 on Olympus BX41 microscope 400X mag. 05 Jul 2005. E.B. Young. © Erica Young (ebyoung@uwm.edu).

Pleurocladia lacustris A.Braun
Macroscopic view of Pleurocladia lacustris epiphytic on Cladophora sp. P. lacustris forms small dark "blobs" along the filaments of Cladophora, most often concentrated near the base of the filament. Collected 7 July, 2005 Atwat. 07 Jul 2005. E.B. Young. © Erica Young (ebyoung@uwm.edu).

 

Pleurocladia lacustris A.Braun Microscopic view of Pleurocladia lacustris that has been squashed to show filament arrangement. Hyaline hairs visible projecting outwards from the filaments. Collected 7 July, 2005 Atwater 10 m depth, North of Milwaukee, WI, USA. Photograph: Olympu
© Erica Young (ebyoung@uwm.edu)

Publication details
Pleurocladia lacustris A.Braun 1855: 80

Published in: Braun, A. (1855). Algarum unicellularium genera nova et minus cognita praemissis observationibus de algis unicellularibus in genere. pp. [1]-114, 6 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: apud W. Engelmann.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pleurocladia.

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

Type information
Type locality: Tegeler See (Athanasiadis 1996: 140).

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chaetophora maritima Kjellman 1877
Chaetophora pellicula Kjellman 1883
Pleurocladia ralfsioides Bornet 1883
Pilinia maritima (Kjellman) Rosenvinge 1893
Streblonema longiseta Arnoldi 1909
Ectocarpus maritimus (Kjellman) Rosenvinge 1910
Kolderupia maritima (Kjellman) S.Lund 1959

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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Key references
Eloranta, P., Kwandrans, J. & Kusel-Fetzmann, E. (2011). Rhodophyceae and Phaeophyceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa Band 7. Freshwater flora of Central Europe. Volume 7. (Schagerl, M. Eds), pp. [i]-x, [1]-155. Heidelberg: Spectrum Akademischer Verlag.

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.

McCauley, L.A.R. & Wehr, J.D. (2007). Taxonomic reappraisal of the freshwater brown algae Bodanella, Ectocarpus, Heribaudiella, and Pleurocladia (Phaeophyceae) on the basis of rbcL sequences and morphological characters. Phycologia 46: 429-439, 1 fig, 4 tables.

Wehr, J.D. (2011). Phylum Phaeophyta (Brown algae). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 355-357. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Zinova, A.D. & Zaberzhinskaja, E.B. (1966). Algae novae ac curiosae maris Caspici. Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Non Vascularium 3: 109-114.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

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References
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Kirkby, S.M., Hibberd, D.J. & Whitton, B.A. (1972). Pleurocladia lacustris A. Braun (Phaeophyta) - a new British record. Vasculum 57: 51-56.
Wehr, J.D., Stancheva, R., Truhn, K. & Sheath, R.G. (2013). Discovery of the rare freshwater brown alga Pleurocladia lacustris (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae) in California streams. Western North American Naturalist 73(2): 148-157.
Wilce, R.T. (1966). Pleurocladia lacustris in Arctic America. Journal of Phycology 2: 57-66.

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