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Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker

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

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Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker
Muigh Inis, Co. Galway; intertidal lagoon. 13 Jul 2018. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker
Muigh Inis, Co. Galway; intertidal lagoon. 13 Jul 2018. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

 

Publication details
Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker 1833: 277

Published in: Hooker, W.J. (1833). Div. I. Inarticulatae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 254-263; 268-326. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
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Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

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

Basionym
Ulva fistulosa Hudson

Type information
Type locality: England (Womersley 1987: 322).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fistulate, hollow throughout but closed at ends (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva fistulosa Hudson 1778
Scytosiphon fistulosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1811
Chordaria filum var. fistulosa (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817
Scytosiphon filum var. fistulosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1820
Scytosiphon lomentaria f. fistulosus (Hudson) Foslie 1890

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva echinata Mertens ex Roth 1806
Asperococcus rugosus J.V.Lamouroux 1813
Asperococcus echinatus (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh 1817
Encoelium echinatum (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh 1820
Ectocarpus reptans P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867
Ectocarpus repens Reinke 1889
Ascocyclus reptans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Reinke 1889
Phycocelis reptans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Kjellman 1890
Myrionema reptans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie 1894
Chilionema reptans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Sauvageau 1897
Hecatonema reptans Sauvageau 1897
Hecatonema reptans Kylin 1907
Asperococcus echinatus f. villosa Kylin 1907
Asperococcus fistulosus f. villosus Kylin 1907
Hecatonema kjellmani Nordstedt 1912
Phycocelis crouaniorum Athanasiadis 1996

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker)
English: Thin Sausage Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva fistulosa Hudson)
Europe: Ireland (Tighe 1803).

(as Asperococcus echinatus (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Taylor 1957, Lee 1980).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Ercegovic 1980), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Norway (Jaasund 1965), Sweden (Kylin 1907, Kylin 1947), Turkey (Europe) (Güven & Öztig 1971, Güner, Aysel, Sukatar & Öztürk 1985, Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Price, John & Lawson 1978), Madeira (Levring 1974).

North America: New York (NY) (Taylor 1957), Newfoundland (Taylor 1957), Québec (Taylor 1957).

Subantarctic Islands: Auckland Islands (Papenfuss 1964).

(as Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Ribera et al. 1992), Atlantic France (Burel, Le Duff & Ar Gall 2019), Baltic Sea (Nielsen et al. 1995, Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), Britain (Newton 1931, Fletcher 1987, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Cho, Lee & Boo 2004, Brodie et al. 2016, Bunker et al. 2017), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920, Dixon 1961), Faroe Islands (Irvine 1982, Nielsen & Gunnarsson 2001), France (Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974, Ribera et al. 1992), Helgoland (Bartsch & Kuhlenkamp 2000), Ireland (Adams 1907, Adams 1908, Cotton 1912, Cotton 1913, Cullinane 1969, Cullinane 1971, Guiry 1978, De Valéra et al. 1979, Maggs 1983, Whelan & Cullinane 1985, Fletcher 1987, Morton 1994, Guiry 2012, Bunker et al. 2017), Italy (Ribera et al. 1992, Ribera et al. 1992, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Rindi, Sartoni & Cinelli 2002), Netherlands (Stegenga & Mol 1983, Stegenga et al. 1997), Norway (Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Portugal (Araújo et al. 2009), Sardinia (Ribera et al. 1992), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996, Karlason et al. 2018), Spain (Granja, Cremades & Barbara 1992, Flores-Moya et al. 1995, Conde, Altamirano & Flores-Moya 1996, Sánchez, Fernández & Rico 2003, Pérez-Cirera 2004, Bárbara et al. 2005, Cires Rodriguez & Cuesta Moliner 2010), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016), Turkey (Europe) (Ribera et al. 1992, Taskin et al. 2008 ), Veneto (Sfriso 2011, Sfriso 2011).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Haroun et al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John et al. 2004, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Iceland (Caram & Jónsson 1972), Madeira (Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001, John et al. 2004).

North America: Connecticut (CT) (Schneider, Suyemoto & Yarish 1979), New Hampshire (HN) (Mathieson & Hehre 1986), North Carolina (NC) (Schneider & Searles 1991), Virginia (VA) (Humm 1979).

Central America: Mexico (Pacific) (Pedroche et al. 2008).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South-west Asia: Turkey (Asia) (Taskin et al. 2008 ).

Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Womersley 1987), Tasmania (Womersley 1987), Victoria (Womersley 1987).

(as Ectocarpus reptans P.Crouan & H.Crouan)
Europe: Greece (Diannelidis 1953).

(as Ectocarpus repens Reinke)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Ireland (Adams 1908).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Haroun et al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, Anon. 2011).

(as Phycocelis reptans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Kjellman)
Europe: Ireland (Guiry 2012).

(as Scytosiphon lomentaria f. fistulosus (Hudson) Foslie)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Myrionema reptans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie)
Europe: Channel Islands (Lyle 1920), Ireland (Cotton 1912).

(as Chilionema reptans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Sauvageau)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Nielsen et al. 1995), Britain (Newton 1931, Fletcher 1987), Faroe Islands (Nielsen & Gunnarsson 2001), France (Feldmann & Magne 1964, Coppejans & Kling 1995, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974), Helgoland (Bartsch & Kuhlenkamp 2000), Ireland (Guiry 1978), Norway (Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Spain (Miranda 1931), Sweden (Kylin 1907, Kylin 1947).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (John et al. 2004).

(as Hecatonema reptans Sauvageau)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Sweden (Kylin 1947).

(as Hecatonema reptans Kylin)
Europe: Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Ireland (Cotton 1912, Cotton 1913), Sweden (Kylin 1907).

North America: Connecticut (CT) (Schneider, Suyemoto & Yarish 1979).

(as Phycocelis crouaniorum Athanasiadis)
Europe: Britain (Hardy & Guiry 2003), France (Anon. 2017), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996).

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, [1]-359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

Sfriso, A. (2011). Ochrophyta (Phaeophyceae e Xanthophyceae). Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-234, pls 1-51. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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