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Polycladia myrica (S.G.Gmelin) Draima, Ballesteros, F.Rousseau & T.Thibaut

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Polycladia


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Polycladia myrica (S.G.Gmelin) Draima, Ballesteros, F.Rousseau & T.Thibaut
Cystoseira myrica var. occidentalis. Excicata identificada como Cystoseira myrica por D. Zúñiga. Foto: Mayrene Guimaris..

Polycladia myrica (S.G.Gmelin) Draima, Ballesteros, F.Rousseau & T.Thibaut
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Polycladia myrica (S.G.Gmelin) Draima, Ballesteros, F.Rousseau & T.Thibaut
KwaZulu-Natal. O. Dargent. © O. Dargent.


Publication details
Polycladia myrica (S.G.Gmelin) Draima, Ballesteros, F.Rousseau & T.Thibaut 2010: 1340

Published in: Draisma, S.G.A., Ballesteros, E., Rousseau, F. & Thibaut, T. (2010). DNA sequence data demonstrate the polyphyly of the genus Cystoseira and other Sargassaceae genera (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1329-1345.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polycladia is Polycladia commersonii (J.V.Lamouroux ex Montagne) Montagne.

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

Fucus myrica S.G.Gemlin

Type information
Type locality: "Mare mediterraneum? ad Littora Kamtschatica quoque legit Kraschenninikow" Collector: Kraschenninikow (Gmelin 1768: 88). Notes: The type locality as reported by Gmelin “Locus Mare mediterraneum? ad Littora Kamtschatica quoque legit Kraschennikiow” is clearly inconsistent (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 47). Siberia: Kamchatka Peninsula (LT fide C. Agardh 1820) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus myrica S.G.Gemlin 1768
Cystoseira myrica (S.G.Gmelin) C.Agardh 1820

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cystoseira myrica (S.G.Gmelin) C.Agardh)
North America: Florida (FL) (Taylor 1960).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960, Taylor 1969), Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cuba (Suárez 2005, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014).

Africa: Djibouti (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Egypt (Papenfuss 1968, Issa et al. 2014), Eritrea (Lipkin & Silva 2002, Ateweberhan & Prud'homme van Reine 2005), Ethiopia (Papenfuss 1968), Kenya (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Ceh et al 2005, Bolton, Oyieke & Gwanda 2007), Madagascar (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Mauritius (Børgesen 1948, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Mozambique (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Somalia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Tronchin & De Clerck 2005), Sudan (Papenfuss 1968), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005).

Indian Ocean Islands: Aldabra Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Réunion (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: Abu Dhabi (John 2005), Bahrain (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001), Iran (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sohrabipour & Rabii 1999), Israel (Papenfuss 1968), Jordan (Papenfuss 1968), Kuwait (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Oman (Wynne & Jupp 1998), Qatar (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Saudi Arabia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Yemen (Papenfuss 1968, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

(as Polycladia myrica (S.G.Gmelin) Draima, Ballesteros, F.Rousseau & T.Thibaut)
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Africa: Sudan (Osman & Mohammed 2016).

South-west Asia: Arabian Gulf (John & Al-Thani 2014), Kuwait (Al-Yamani et al. 2014), Oman (Wynne 2018).

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