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Isthmoplea sphaerophora (Carmichael) Gobi 1878

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Chordariaceae
Genus Isthmoplea


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Isthmoplea sphaerophora (Carmichael) Gobi
North Light, Brier Island, Nova Scotia. 02 Jun 2017. Dolna Garbary. © David Garbary.


Publication details
Isthmoplea sphaerophora (Carmichael) Gobi 1878: 58

Published in: Gobi, C. (1878). Die Algenflora des Weissen Meeres und der demselben zunächstliegenden Theile des nördlichen Eismeeres. Mémoires de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St. Petersburg, VIIé série 26: 1-92.

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

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

Ectocarpus sphaerophorus Carmichael

Type information
Syntype localities: Appin, Scotland; Sidmouth, Devon, England (Harvey 1833: 326).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Capsicarpella sphaerospora (Carmichael ex Harvey) Bory
Ectocarpus sphaerophorus Carmichael 1833

Nomenclatural notes
Carmichael was responsible for the description in Hooker, not Harvey (Guiry, pers. comm.). Stegenga & Mol (1983: 97) cite this species as Isthmoplea sphaerophora (Carmicheal ex Harvey in Hooker) Kjellman.

Taxonomic notes
Although Kjellman introduced Isthmoplea in 1877, p. 30, as a new name to accommodate Capsicarpella sphaerospora, the combination Isthmoplea sphaerospora was first made in 1879 (Athanasiadis, 1996).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
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.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 2 Brunalger (Phaeophyceae) og Grønalger (Chlorophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 8: [1]-476, col. figs and distributional maps.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel' zelenykh, burykh i krasnykh vodorosley yuzhnykh morey SSSR [Manual for identification of the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of the USSR]. pp. 224, 222 figures. Moscow & Leningrad: Izdatel'stvo Akademii Nauk SSSR. [in Russian]

Created: 07 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 February 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Jaasund, E. (1960). Fosliea curta (Fosl.) Reinke and Isthmoplea sphaerophora (Carm.) Kjellman. Botanica Marina 2: 174-181.
Jónsson, S. (1977). Existence d'une race haploïde agame dans le complex polyploïde intraspécifique de l'Isthmoplea sphaerophora (Carm.) Kjellm., Phéophycée. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. Série D 284: 433-435.
Pedersen, P.M. (1975). Culture studies on marine algae from West Greenland I. Chromosomal information relating to the life history of Isthmoplea sphaerophora (Phaeophyceae, Dictyosiphonales). British Phycological Journal 10: 165-168.
Rueness, J. (1974). Life history in culture and chromosome number in Isthmoplea sphaerophora (Phaeophyceae) from southern Scandinavia. Phycologia 13: 323-328.

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