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Lophosiphonia cristata Falkenberg

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Lophosiphonieae
Genus Lophosiphonia

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Lophosiphonia cristata Falkenberg
Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; lower littoral zone. In mixed algal turfs. Detail of plastids. 18 Aug 1998. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Lophosiphonia cristata Falkenberg
Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; lower littoral zone. In mixed algal turfs. Detail of rhizoid remaining in connection with pericentral cell. 18 Aug 1998. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Lophosiphonia cristata Falkenberg
Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; lower littoral zone. In mixed algal turfs. Apex of prostrate axis, showing detail of endogenous branching. 18 Aug 1998. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Lophosiphonia cristata Falkenberg
Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; lower littoral zone. In mixed algal turfs. Detail of apex of an erect axis. 18 Aug 1998. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Lophosiphonia cristata Falkenberg
Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; lower littoral zone. In mixed algal turfs. Detail of trichoblasts. 18 Aug 1998. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Lophosiphonia cristata Falkenberg
Calafuria, Livorno, Italy. Lower littoral zone; in mixed algal turfs. 18 Aug 1998. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

 

Lophosiphonia cristata Falkenberg Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; lower littoral zone. In mixed algal turfs. Detail of rhizoid remaining in connection with pericentral cell
© Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it)

Publication details
Lophosiphonia cristata Falkenberg 1901: 499, pl. 9: figs 7-10

Published in: Falkenberg, P. (1901). Die Rhodomelaceen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel, Monographie 26. pp. i-xvi, 1-754, 10 figs, 24 pls. Berlin.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lophosiphonia is Lophosiphonia obscura (C.Agardh) Falkenberg.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Punta Posillipo, Naples, Italy

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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

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.

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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Verified by: 28 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Coppejans, E. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (1976). Végétation marine de l'île de Port-Cros (Parc National). XII: Sur Acrochaetium molinieri sp. nov. et Lophosiphonia cristata Falkenberg. Giornale Botanico Italiano 110: 219-229.
Rojas-Gonzalez, B. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2002). Morfología y distribución de Lophosiphonia cristata y L. reptabunda en las islas Canarias (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae). Vieraea 30: 31-44.
Yoneshigue, Y., Boudouresque, C.-F. & Oliveira Figueiredo, M.A. de (1986). Flora algale marine de la région de Cabo Frio (État de Rio de Janeiro, Brasil). 5. Sur Boodlea composita (Boodleaceae - Chlorophyta), Dictyota pardalis (Dictyotaceae - Phaeophyta) et Lophosiphonia cristata (Rhodomelaceae - Rhodophyta), espèces nouvelles pour la côte Brésilienne. Rickia 13: 17-27.

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