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Metacallophyllis laciniata (Hudson) A.Vergés & L.Le Gall

Publication details
Metacallophyllis laciniata (Hudson) A.Vergés & L.Le Gall in Saunders et al. 2017: 124

Published in: Saunders, G.W., Huisman, J.M., Vergés, A., Kraft, G.T. & Le Gall, L. (2017). Phylogenetic analyses support recognition of ten new genera, ten new species and 16 new combinations in the family Kallymeniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 38(2): 79-132, 126 figs.

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

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

Basionym
Fucus laciniatus Hudson

Type information
Type locality: Yorkshire, England (). Lectotype: Unlocalised, undated specimen. BM “provisional lectotype status” (

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), slashed into narrow divisions with tapering, pointed incisions (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus laciniatus Hudson 1762
Papyracea laciniata (Hudson) Stackhouse 1809
Hymenophylla laciniata (Hudson) Stackhouse 1816
Sphaerococcus laciniatus (Hudson) Lyngbye 1819
Rhodymenia laciniata (Hudson) Greville 1830
Callophyllis laciniata (Hudson) Kützing 1843

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus miniatus O.F.Müller 1778
Fucus laciniatus var. ovalifolius Turner 1808

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Callophyllis laciniata (Hudson) Kützing)
English: Beautiful Fan Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodymenia laciniata (Hudson) Greville)
Europe: Ireland (Drummond 1837).

(as Callophyllis laciniata (Hudson) Kützing)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978), Balearic Islands (Rodríguez y Femenías 1889, Ribera Siguán 1983, Ribera Siguán & Gómez Garreta 1984, Joher et al. 2012), Britain (Newton 1931, Irvine 1983, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Brodie et al. 2016, Bunker et al. 2017), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920, Dixon 1961, Dixon 1961), Faroe Islands (Irvine 1982, Nielsen & Gunnarsson 2001), France (Coppejans & Kling 1995, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Zubia et al. 2009, Anon. 2017), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954, Loiseaux-de Goër & Noailles 2008), Ireland (Adams 1907, Cotton 1912, Cotton 1913, Cullinane 1971, Guiry 1978, De Valéra et al. 1979, Irvine 1983, Whelan & Cullinane 1985, Morton 1994, Guiry 2012, Bunker et al. 2017), Italy (Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Furnari et al. 2003, Furnari et al. 2003, Furnari et al. 2003), Netherlands (Stegenga et al. 1997), Norway (Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Portugal (Ardré 1970, Araújo et al. 2009), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996), Spain (Miranda 1931, Fernández, Niell & Anadón 1983, Gallardo et al. 1985, Perez-Cirera, Cremades, Bárbara & Lopez 1991, Bárbara, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1995, Conde et al. 1996, Bárbara & Cremades 1996, Veiga, Cremades & Bárbara 1998, Peña & Bárbara 2002, Valenzuela Miranda 2002, Gorostiaga et al., 2004, Bárbara et al. 2004, Bárbara et al. 2005, Peña & Bárbara 2006, Pena & Bárbara 2008, Peña & Bárbara 2008, Peña & Bárbara 2010, Cires Rodriguez & Cuesta Moliner 2010), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016), Sweden (Kylin 1907, Kylin 1944), Turkey (Europe) (Taskin et al. 2008 ).

Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider 2003 ).

South America: Brazil (Taylor 1930 ), Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Africa: Morocco (Dangeard 1949).

Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936).

Created: 17 June 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 December 2017.

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