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Sarconema scinaioides Børgesen

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Solieriaceae
Genus Sarconema

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Sarconema scinaioides Børgesen
Agios Kosmas, Saronikos Gulf, Greece, in September 2009, in the upper sublittoral zone. 11 Jul 2011. Kostas Tsiamis. © Kostas Tsiamis (kostas.tsiamis@gmail.com).

Sarconema scinaioides Børgesen
Shoalwater Bay, south of Perth, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Sarconema scinaioides Børgesen
Tanzania; dried specimen. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

Erythrotrichopeltis subintegra (Rosenvinge) Kornmann & Sahling

Sarconema scinaioides Børgesen Shoalwater Bay, south of Perth, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Sarconema scinaioides Børgesen 1934: 12, fig. 9, pl. II [2] (lower)

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1934). Some Indian Rhodophyceae especially from the shores of the Presidency of Bombay-IV. Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 1934: 1-30, 19 figs, Plates I-IV.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sarconema is Sarconema furcellatum Zanardini.

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

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

Distributional notes
This species was introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 235) via the Suez Canal, being first found at Tel-Aviv around 1945. It has since spread to Turkey and Greece. - (6 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Entrance to cavelet in fossil reef limeston, ca. 1 m depth (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (3 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: in the vicinity of Karachi, Pakistan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 337). Type: Kotwal; NY (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 20).

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.

Papenfuss, G.F. & Edelstein, T. (1974). The morphology and taxonomy of the red alga Sarconema (Gigartinales: Solieriaceae). Phycologia 13(1): 31-43, 25 figs.

Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. [1]-362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.

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