Antithamnion amphigeneum A.
Antithamnion amphigeneum A.Millar La Spezia, Italy. Subtidal at -5 m; in mixed algal turf on breakwater of harbour
Antithamnion amphigeneum A.Millar 1990: 386
Published in: Millar, A.J.K. (1990). Marine red algae of the Coffs Harbour region, northern New South Wales. Australian Systematic Botany 3: 293-593, 76 figs, 2 tables.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Antithamnion algeriense M.Verlaque & Seridi 1991
Probably introduced into the Mediterranean (Algeria and Spain) from the east coast of Australia (Athanasiadis, 1996: 143) probably by shipping (Verlaque et al. 2015: 121). Now widespread in the western Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 121).
On Posidonia oceanica, breakwaters and coastal detritic bottoms at depths of 0.5 to 35 m (Klein & Verlaque 2011). - (17 Sep 2012) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Antithamnion amphigeneum A.Millar)
Europe: France (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Klein & Verlaque 2011, Anon. 2017), Italy (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Furnari et al. 2003, Cormaci et al. 2004 ), Monaco (Cormaci et al. 2004 , Klein & Verlaque 2011), Spain (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Cormaci et al. 2004, Gorostiaga et al., 2004, Díaz et al 2008, Invernón et al. 2009, Bárbara et al. 2012, Secilla 2012), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).
(as Antithamnion algeriense M.Verlaque & Seridi)
Europe: Italy (Rindi, Papi & Cinelli 1996).
Africa: Algeria (Verlaque & Seridi 1991 ).
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. , 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Klein, J.C. & Verlaque, M. (2011). Macroalgae newly recorded, rare or introduced to the French Mediterranean coast. Cryptogamie Algologie 32(2): 111-130.
Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. -656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..
Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. -362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.
Created: 29 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Secilla, A., Gorostiaga, J.M., Díez, I. & Santolaria, A. (1997). Antithamnion amphigeneum (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from the European Alantic Coasts. Botanica Marina 40: 329-332.
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