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Cladosiphon mediterraneus Kützing

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Chordariaceae
Genus Cladosiphon


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Cladosiphon mediterraneus Kützing
Ladiko bay, Rhodes isl., Greece, April 2009, 1m depth. 15 Jul 2011. Kostas Tsiamis. © Kostas Tsiamis (kostas.tsiamis@gmail.com).


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Cladosiphon mediterraneus Kützing Ladiko bay, Rhodes isl., Greece, April 2009, 1m depth
© Kostas Tsiamis (kostas.tsiamis@gmail.com)

Publication details
Cladosiphon mediterraneus Kützing 1843: 329, pl. 25: fig. I [1]

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Cladosiphon.

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

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Castagnea mediterranea (Kützing) Hauck

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nemacystus posidoniae (Meneghini) Hauck
Mesogloia fistulosa Zanardini 1843
Castagnea fistulosa (Zanardini) Derbés & Solier 1851
Castagnea polycarpa Derbès & Solier 1851

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Livorno and Naples, Italy, Mai, Jun 1835 (Kützing 1843: 329). Type: L

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Castagnea mediterranea (Kützing) Hauck)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Ercegovic 1980), Balearic Islands (Ribera Siguán, Gómez Garreta & Seoane-Camba 1982, Ribera Siguán 1983, Ribera Siguán & Gómez Garreta 1985), Corsica (Coppejans 1979), France (Feldmann 1937, Coppejans 1972), Italy (Giaccone 1969, Cinelli et al. 1976), Spain (Ballesteros 1984, Gallardo et al. 1985).

Africa: Tunisia (Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987).

South-west Asia: Israel (Nemlich & Danin 1964).

(as Cladosiphon mediterraneus Kützing)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Munda 1979, Ribera et al. 1992), Balearic Islands (Ribera et al. 1992), Black Sea (Ribera et al. 1992), Corsica (Ribera et al. 1992), France (Ribera et al. 1992, Verlaque 2001, Anon. 2017), Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974, Athanasiadis 1987, Ribera et al. 1992, Tsiamis et al. 2013, Tsiamis et al. 2013), Italy (Edwards et al. 1975, Ribera et al. 1992, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Rindi, Sartoni & Cinelli 2002), Spain (Ribera et al. 1992), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016), Turkey (Europe) (Ribera et al. 1992).

Africa: Algeria (Ribera et al. 1992, Ould-Ahmed et al. 2013), Egypt (Ribera et al. 1992, Aleem 1993), Egypt (Mediterranean) (Shabaka 2018), Libya (Ribera et al. 1992), Tunisia (Ribera et al. 1992).

South-west Asia: Cyprus (Taskin et al. 2013, Tsiamis et al. 2014), Israel (Einav & Israel 2008), Levant states (Ribera et al. 1992), Turkey (Asia) (Taskin et al. 2008 ).

(as Castagnea fistulosa (Zanardini) Derbés & Solier)
Europe: Greece (Diannelidis 1953).

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

Kawai, H., Hanyuda, T., Kim, S.-H., Ichikawa, Y., Uwai, S. & Peters, A.F. (2016). Cladosiphon takenoensis sp. nov. (Ectocarpales s.l., Phaeophyceae) from Japan. Phycological Research 64: 212-218, 5 figs.

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..

Sanson, M., Martin, M.J. & Reyes, J. (2006). Vegetative and reproductive morphology of Cladosiphon contortus, C. occidentalis and C. cymodoceae sp. nov. (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae) from the Canary Islands. Phycologia 45: 529-545.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

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