Schottera nicaeensis (Duby) Guiry & Hollenberg 1975

Schottera nicaeensis (Duby) Guiry & Hollenberg

Schottera nicaeensis (Duby) Guiry & HollenbergBari, ItalyGianni Felicini (

Publication Details
Schottera nicaeensis (Duby) Guiry & Hollenberg 1975: 153, figs 4-9, 11-15

Published in: Guiry, M.D. & Hollenberg, G.J. (1975). Schottera gen. nov. and Schottera nicaeensis (Lamour. ex Duby) comb. nov. (=Petroglossum nicaeense (Lamour. ex Duby) Schotter) in the British Isles. British Phycological Journal 10: 149-164, 15 figs.

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

Status of Name
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Halymenia nicaeensis J.V.Lamouroux ex Duby

Type Information
Type locality: Marseilles, France; (Silva & al. 1996: 319) Lectotype: STR; (Guiry & Hollenberg 1975: fig. 4) Notes: See also Dixon & Irvine (1977: 230). This type locality was first recorded by Guiry & Hollenberg (1975: 153).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Cartilaginous, thin, bright red fronds, flattened, to 80 mm high, slender cylindrical stipe to 5 mm long arising from rhizoids. Lamina simple, or once or twice dichotomous, strap-shaped, margins slightly ruffled. Apices rounded at first, later prolonged into long slender proccesses which may become attached to substratum and produce new erect shoots.

Epilithic, lower littoral in pools and emergent, sublittoral to 15 m (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 231). On rock in light-shaded pools, lower intertidal, southern and western coasts to Isle of Man and Northern Ireland; probably much under-recorded.

Similar Species
Phyllophora crispa, Stenogramme interrupta and Rhodymenia spp.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 July 2022

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 July 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 14 August 2022

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