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Smithora naiadum (C.L.Anderson) Hollenberg 1959

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Proteorhodophytina
Class Compsopogonophyceae
Order Erythropeltales
Family Erythrotrichiaceae
Genus Smithora

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Smithora naiadum (C.L.Anderson) Hollenberg
Cabrillo National Monument, California, USA. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Smithora naiadum (C.L.Anderson) Hollenberg
Bradys Beach, Bamfield, B.C.. 24 Oct 2014. Bridgette Clarkston. © 2014 Bridgette Clarkston.

Smithora naiadum (C.L.Anderson) Hollenberg
on Phyllospadix scouleri, Oregon, USA. 17 Aug 2014. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Smithora naiadum (C.L.Anderson) Hollenberg
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Smithora naiadum (C.L.Anderson) Hollenberg
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Smithora naiadum (C.L.Anderson) Hollenberg
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Smithora naiadum (C.L.Anderson) Hollenberg
Cape Blanco, Oregon, U.S.A.. 18 Aug 2010. Simona Augyte (Simona.Augyte@humboldt.edu). © Simona Augyte (Simona.Augyte@humboldt.edu).

Smithora naiadum (C.L.Anderson) Hollenberg
Cape Beale, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Epiphytic on Phyllospadix scouleri. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Smithora naiadum (C.L.Anderson) Hollenberg
Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal on Phyllospadix. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Smithora naiadum (C.L.Anderson) Hollenberg Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal on Phyllospadix
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Smithora naiadum (C.L.Anderson) Hollenberg 1959: 3-11

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1959). Smithora, an interesting new algal genus in the Erythropeltidaceae. Pacific Naturalist 1(8): 3-11.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Smithora.

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

Basionym
Porphyra naiadum C.L.Anderson

Type information
Type locality: California, USA Type: on Zosera & Phyllospadix. Notes: Index Nominum Algarum states the type locality is implied to be Farallon Is., but more likely Santa Cruz.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Porphyra naiadum C.L.Anderson 1892

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Smithora naiadum var. australis E.Y.Dawson 1953
Membranella nitens Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott 1968

Habitat notes
mid intertidal; epiphytic on Phyllospadix (Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (5 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

West, J.A. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2009). Taxonomic deflation: molecular evidence places Membranella nitens in taxonomic synonomy with Smithora naiadum (Erythropeltidales, Compsopogonophyceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 48(6): 543-546.

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Verified by: 28 October 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Hansen, G.I. (1986). A newly discovered host of the sea-grass epiphyte Smithora naiadum (Bangiophyceae, Rhodophyta). Canadian Journal of Botany 64: 900-901.
Harlin, M.M. (1973). "Obligate" algal epiphyte: Smithora naiadum grows on a synthetic substrate. Journal of Phycology 9: 230-232.
Hawkes, M.W. (1988). Evidence of sexual reproduction in Smithora naiadum (Erythropeltidales, Rhodophyta) and its evolutionary significance. British Phycological Journal 23: 327-326.
McBride, D.L. & Cole, K. (1969). Ultrastructural characteristics of the vegetative cell of Smithora naiadum (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 8: 177-186.
McBride, D.L. & Cole, K. (1971). Electron microscopic observations on the differenciation and release of monospores in the marine red alga Smithora naiadum. Phycologia 10: 49-61.
McBride, D.L. & Cole, K. (1972). Ultrastructural observations on germinating monospores in Smithora naiadum (Rhodophyceae, Bangiophycidae). Phycologia 11: 181-191.
Nichols, H.W. & Sommerfeld, M.R. (1971). Culture and development of Smithora naiadum. Phytomorphology 21: 10-16.
Richardson, N. & Dixon, P.S. (1969). The conchocelis phase of Smithora naiadum (Anders.) Hollenb.. British Phycological Journal 4: 181-183.
West, J.A. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2009). Taxonomic deflation: molecular evidence places Membranella nitens in taxonomic synonomy with Smithora naiadum (Erythropeltidales, Compsopogonophyceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 48(6): 543-546.

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