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Sphaerotrichia firma (E.S.Gepp) A.D.Zinova

Publication details
Sphaerotrichia firma (E.S.Gepp) A.D.Zinova 1958: 1469

Published in: Zinova, A.D. (1958). [A contribution to the knowledge of the species of the genus Sphaerotrichia Kyl.]. Botanicheski Zhurnal 63: 1462-1469.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphaerotrichia is Sphaerotrichia divaricata (C.Agardh) Kylin.

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

Basionym
Chordaria firma E.S.Gepp

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chordaria firma E.S.Gepp 1904

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Chordaria firma E.S.Gepp)
Japanese: Ishi-mozuku (Tokida 1954).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chordaria firma E.S.Gepp)
Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936).

(as Sphaerotrichia firma (E.S.Gepp) A.D.Zinova)
Europe: France (Kim, Peters & Kawai 2003, Anon. 2012).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Liu 2008, Zeng 2009), Japan (Kim, Peters & Kawai 2003), Korea (Kim 2010).

Nomenclatural notes
This species has been introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 73) being first found in the Aegean Sea, Turkey in 1970. - (4 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

Kim, H.-S. (2010). Ectocarpaceae, Acinetopsoraceae, Chordariaceae. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 1. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ectocarpales. Marine brown algae I. (Kim, H.-S. & Boo, S.-M. Eds), pp. [3]-137. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Kim, S.-H, Peters, A.F. & Kawai, H. (2003). Taxonomic revision of Sphaerotrichia divaricata (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae), with a reappraisal of S. firma from the north-west Pacific. Phycologia 42(2): 183-192, 9 figs, 3 tables.

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.

Created: 07 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 November 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Kim, S.-H, Peters, A.F. & Kawai, H. (2003). Taxonomic revision of Sphaerotrichia divaricata (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae), with a reappraisal of S. firma from the north-west Pacific. Phycologia 42(2): 183-192, 9 figs, 3 tables.

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