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Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Suborder Ceramiineae
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Ceramioideae
Tribe Pterothamnieae
Genus Pterothamnion

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Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli
Ría of Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Ciprián, 2006; main axis. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Ciprián, 2006; tetrasporangia and gland cells. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Ptilonia subulifera J.Agardh

Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli Ría of Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014

Publication details
Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli in Nägeli & Cramer 1855: 66

Published in: Nägeli, C. & Cramer, C. (1855). Pflanzenphysiologische Untersuchungen. Heft 1. pp. [i-vi], [1]-120, pls I-X. Zürich: bei Fredrich Schultness.

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

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

Basionym
Conferva plumula J.Ellis

Type information
Type locality: Unlocalised, probably Sussex, England (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26). Lectotype: Ellis’s original illustration (pl. XVIII: G) (epitype) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26). Notes: Dixon (1960) considered that the type was lost. Maggs & Hommersand (1993: 26) selected as lectotype Ellis’s illustration in pl. XVIII: fig. G.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Pterothamnion Section Pterothamnion

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), plumule (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva plumula J.Ellis 1768
Ceramium plumula (J.Ellis) C.Agardh 1817
Callithamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Lyngbye 1819
Antithamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Thuret 1863
Platythamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Boudouresque, Belsher & Marcot-Coqueugniot 1977

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Antithamnion plumula var. demersum L'Hardy-Halos 1968

Distributional notes
Following the revision of the delineation of this taxon by Athanasiadis (1996), records of this species from the Adriatic Sea should be considered with caution (Furnari et al., 1999).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli)
English: Bushy Feather Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Callithamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Lyngbye)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Rodríguez y Femenías 1889), Ireland (Drummond 1837, Sanders 1860, McMillan & Morton 1979, Morton 1980).

(as Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Curiel et al. 2012), Balearic Islands (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Joher et al. 2012), Baltic Sea (Nielsen et al. 1995, Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), Black Sea (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Britain (Maggs & Hommersand 1993, Athanasiadis 1996, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Brodie et al. 2016, Bunker et al. 2017), Denmark (Athanasiadis 1996), Faroe Islands (Nielsen & Gunnarsson 2001), France (Athanasiadis 1996, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Verlaque 2001, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2012), France (Breizh) (Loiseaux-de Goër & Noailles 2008), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Greece (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Helgoland (Bartsch & Kuhlenkamp 2000), Ireland (Maggs & Hommersand 1993, Morton 1994, Athanasiadis 1996, Guiry 2012, Bunker et al. 2017), Italy (Cecere et al. 1996, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Rindi, Sartoni & Cinelli 2002), Malta (Cormaci et al. 1997), Netherlands (Stegenga et al. 1997, Stegenga, Kaaremans & Simons 2007), Norway (Athanasiadis 1996, Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001, Husa, Steem & Sjøtun 2014), Portugal (Araújo et al., 2003, Bárbara et al. 2006, Araújo et al. 2009), Sardinia (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996), Spain (Granja, Cremades & Barbara 1992, Conde Poyales 1992, Bárbara & Cremades 1996, Conde et al. 1996, Rodriguez-Prieto et al. 1997, Veiga, Cremades & Bárbara 1998, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Peña & Bárbara 2002, Gorostiaga et al., 2004, Bárbara et al. 2004, Bárbara et al. 2005, Peña & Bárbara 2006, Morais e Silva, Lavelli & Rull Lluch 2008, Peña & Bárbara 2008, Peña & Bárbara 2010, Cires Rodriguez & Cuesta Moliner 2010, Secilla 2012), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016), Spitsbergen (Vinogradova 1995), Sweden (Athanasiadis 1996), Turkey (Europe) (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Taskin et al. 2008 ).

Atlantic Islands: Azores (Neto 1994), Bermuda (Schneider 2003), Canary Islands (Lawson et al. 1995, Haroun et al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John et al. 2004, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Madeira (Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001, John et al. 2004).

North America: New Hampshire (Mathieson & Hehre 1986).

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

South America: Argentina (Boraso de Zaixso 2013).

Africa: Algeria (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Libya (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Morocco (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Tunisia (Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001).

South-west Asia: Levant states (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Pakistan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Turkey (Asia) (Taskin et al. 2008 ).

Asia: Korea (Lee & Kang 2001).

Pacific Islands: Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996).

Antarctic and the subantarctic islands: Macquarie Island (Ricker 1987).

(as Antithamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Thuret)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Munda 1979), Balearic Islands (, Sauvageau 1926, Navarro & Bellón 1945, Ribera Siguán 1983, Ribera Siguán & Gómez Garreta 1984), Britain (Newton 1931), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920), Faroe Islands (Irvine 1982), France (Feldmann 1943, Augier, Boudouresque & Laborel 1971), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974, Haritonidis & Tsekos 1976, Tsekos & Haritonidis 1977), Ireland (Adams 1907, Guiry 1978, De Valéra et al. 1979, Maggs 1983, Whelan & Cullinane 1985), Italy (Funk 1961, Edwards et al. 1975, Cinelli et al. 1976), Netherlands (Stegenga & Mol 1983), Portugal (Ardré 1970), Spain (Miranda 1931, Miranda 1934, Fischer-Piette, C. & Seoane-Camba, J. (1962), Seoane-Camba 1965, Ballesteros 1983, Pérez-Ruzafa et al. 1991), Sweden (Kylin 1907, Kylin 1944), Turkey (Europe) (Güven & Öztig 1971).

Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960), Iceland (Caram & Jónsson 1972).

North America: Baja California (Dawson 1962), Florida (Taylor 1960).

South America: Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Africa: Morocco (Dangeard 1949).

Antarctic and the subantarctic islands: Fuegia (Papenfuss 1964).

(as Platythamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Boudouresque, Belsher & Marcot-Coqueugniot)
Europe: Spain (Gallardo et al. 1985, Soto & Conde 1989), Turkey (Europe) (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.

Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.

Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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.

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.

Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. [1]-215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.

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.

Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, [2], 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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References
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Leliaert, F., Kerckhof, F. & Coppejans, E. (2000). Eerste waarnemingen van Undaria pinnatifida (Harvey) Suringar (Laminariales, Phaeophyta) en de epifyt Pterothamnion plumula (Ellis) Nägeli (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) in Noord Frankrijk en België. Dumortiera 75: 5-10.

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