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Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Nemaliales
Family Liagoraceae
Genus Liagora

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Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux
North of Spain, 2009. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux
North of Spain, 2009. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux
North of Spain, 2009. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux
Spain; cortical cells. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux
Spain. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux
Spain. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux
Spain. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

 

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Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux Spain
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 240

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, [1]-560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Liagora is Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Fucus distentus Mertens ex Roth

Type information
Type locality: "Habitat prope Gades. Mertens." [Cadíz, Spain] (Roth 1806: 103). Type: BM

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), distended (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus distentus Mertens ex Roth 1806
Sphaerococcus distentus (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh 1817

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus canalicularioides Clemente 1807
Dichotomaria corniculata Lamarck 1816
Liagora psyscioides J.V.Lamouroux 1816
Liagora distenta var. media C.Agardh 1822
Liagora complanata C.Agardh 1822
Liagora canalicularioides (Clemented) J.Agardh 1851
Liagora distenta var. arborescens Zanardini 1873

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996), the name Liagora cersicolorf has been misapplied to this species by Lamouroux (1816: 237-239), G.Martens (1868: 88-89). John et al. (2004) cite Liagora complanata C. Agardh and L. ramellosa Sond. ex Kütz. as synonyms of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Bottalico, A., Alongi, G. & Perrone, C. (2016). Macroalgal diversity of Santa Cesarea-Castro (Salento Peninsula, southeastern Italy). Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 73(2): 1-12.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Le Gall, L. & Saunders, G.W. (2010). Establishment of a DNA-barcode library for the Nemaliales (Rhodophyta) from Canada and France uncovers overlooked diversity in the species Nemalion helminthoides (Velley) Batters. Cryptogamie Algologie 31(4): 403-421.

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..

Sánchez, I., Fernández, C. & Rico, J.M. (2003). Distribution, abundance and phenology of two species of Liagora (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta) in northern Spain. Phycologia 42(1): 7-17.

Zanardini, G. (1873). Scelta di Ficee nuove o più rare dei mari Mediterraneo ed Adriatico. (Decade XII). Memorie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 17(3): [427]-460, pls LXXXIX-XCVI.

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References
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Couté, A. (1971). Sur le cycle morphologique du Liagora tetrasporifera comparé à celui du Liagora distenta (Rhodophycées, Némalionales, Helminthocladiacées). Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. Série D 273: 626-629.
Couté, A. (1976). Etude comparative des cycles du Liagora tetrasporifera Børg. et du Liagora distenta (Mert.) C. Ag. en culture. Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Serie 11: 273-297.

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