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Derbesia rhizophora Yamada

Publication details
Derbesia rhizophora Yamada 1961: 123, fig. 2

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1961). Two new species of marine algae from Japan. Bulletin of the Research Council of Israel, Section D, Botany 10(D): 121-125.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Derbesia is Derbesia marina (Lyngbye) Solier.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Horie pier, Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. (Collected by S. Yagi)." (Yamada 1961: 123).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Derbesia rhizophora Yamada)
Europe: France (Verlaque 2001, Anon. 2012).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998), Korea (Lee 2008, Bae 2010).

Distributional notes
Introduced into the Thau Lagoon (Mediterranean France) probably in the early 1970s or 1980s (Verlaque 2001; Verlaque et al. 2015: 279). It is "well established" (2015) in the Etang de Thau (Verlaque et al. 2015: 279), and there have been no reports from other locations in the Mediterranean. - (23 Feb 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Kim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. (2010). Bryopsidales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 1, Number 1. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae: Ulotrichales, Ulvales, Cladophorales, Bryopsidales. Marine green algae. (Bae, E.H., Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J., Hwang, I.-K., Kim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. Eds), pp. 157-209. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Verlaque, M. (2001). Checklist of the macroalgae of Thau Lagoon (Hérault, France), a hot spot of marine species introduction in Europe. Oceanologica Acta 24: 29-49.

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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