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Tilopteris mertensii (Turner) Kützing 1849

Publication details
Tilopteris mertensii (Turner) Kützing 1849: 462

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

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

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

Conferva mertensii Turner

Type information
Type locality: Yarmouth [Norfolk, England] (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Mr. Wigg; BM

Origin of species name
(Latinised), named for Dr Mertens.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva mertensii Turner 1802
Ectocarpus mertensii (Turner) C.Agardh 1828
Trichopteris mertensii (Turner) Kützing 1847

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Tilopteris mertensii (Turner) Kützing)
English: Winged Thread Weed (Bunker & al. 2010).

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Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Kawai, H. & Sasaki, H. (2004). Morphology, life history and molecular phylogeny of Stschapovia flagellaris (Tilopteridales, Phaeophyceae), and the erection of the Stschapoviaceae fam. nov. Journal of Phycology 40(6): 1156-1169, 9 figs, 3 tables.

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.

Zinova, A.D. (1953). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-224. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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

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Katsaros, C. & Salla, C. (1997). Ultrastructural changes during development, release, and germination of monospores of Tilopteris mertensii (Tilopteridales, Phaeophyta). Phycologia 36: 60-67, 24 figs.
Kuhlenkamp, R. & Müller, D.G. (1985). Culture studies on the life history of Haplospora globosa and Tilopteris mertensii (Tilopteridales, Phaeophyceae). British Phycological Journal 20: 301-312.
Kuhlenkamp, R. (1989). Photomorphogenesis in early development of Tilopteris mertensii (Tilopteridales: Phaeophyceae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 69: 555-562.
South, G.R. & Hill, R.D. (1971). Studies on marine algae of Newfoundland. II. On the occurrence of Tilopteris mertensii. Canadian Journal of Botany 49(2): 211-213.
South, G.R. (1972). On the life history of Tilopteris mertensii (Turn. in Sm.) Kütz.. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 7: 83-89.

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