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Laurencia caduciramulosa Masuda & S.Kawaguchi

Publication details
Laurencia caduciramulosa Masuda & S.Kawaguchi in Masuda et al. 1997: 3, figs 1-11

Published in: Masuda, M., Kawaguchi, S., Takahashi, Y., Matsuo, Y. & Suzuki, M. (1997). A taxonomic study of the genus Laurencia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from Vietnam. I. Laurencia caduciramulosa Masuda et Kawaguchi sp. nov.. Cryptogamie, Algologie 18: 1-10, 11 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laurencia is Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

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: Hon Tre Island, Tien Hai Islands, Hatien, Kien Giang Province, Vietnam (Masuda et al. 1997: 3). Holotype: M. Masuda & S. Kawaguchi; 7 February 1993; SAP 062086 (Masuda et al. 1997: 3).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Laurencia caduciramulosa Masuda & S.Kawaguchi)
Europe: France (Klein & Verlaque 2005 ), Greece (Tsirika & Haritonidis 2005, Tsiamis et al. 2011, Tsiamis & Panoytidis 2016), Italy (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 2001, Klein & Verlaque 2005, Serio et al 2006), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Cassano et al. 2008, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Senties et al. 2010, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Cassano, de Széchy & Fuji 2006 , Creed et al. 2010).

Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2012), Malaysia (Masuda, Abe, Kawaguchi & Phang 2001), Vietnam (Masuda et al. 1997, Nguyen et al. 2013).

Distributional notes
This species was introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 201), perhaps by shipping, being first found at Lachea Island, Sicily in 1991. It has since appeared at several other localities. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Klein, J. & Verlaque, M. (2005). Laurencia caduciramulosa Masuda et Kawaguichi (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta), first record for the Mediterranean coast of France. Cryptogamie, Algologie 26: 209-216.

Masuda, M., Abe, T., Kawaguchi, S. & Phang, S.M. (2001). Taxonomic notes on marine algae from Malaysia. VI. Five species of Ceramiales (Rhodophyceae). Botanica Marina 44: 467-477.

Senties, A., Areces, A., Diaz-Larrea, J. & Fujii, M.T. (2010). First records of Laurencia caduciramulosa and L. minuscula (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from the Cuban archipelago. Botanica Marina 53(5): 433-438.

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2014). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Tsiamis, K., Montesanto, B., Panayotidis, P. & Katsaros, C. (2011). Notes on new records of red algae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from the Aegean Sea (Greece, eastern Mediterranean). Plant Biosystems 145(4): 873-884.

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: 16 December 2001 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 28 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Cassano, M.T., de Széchy, M. & Fuji, M.T. (2006). Laurencia caduciramulosa (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from Ilha Grande Bay, Rio de Janero, Brazil. Cryptogamie, Algologie 27: 256-277, 14 figs.
Cassano, V., Gil-Rodríguez, M.C., Sentíes, A. & Fujii, M.T. (2008). Laurencia caduciramulosa (Ceramiales, Rhotophyta) from the Canary Islands, Spain: a new record for the eastern Atlantic Ocean. Botanica Marina 51: 156-158.
Klein, J. & Verlaque, M. (2005). Laurencia caduciramulosa Masuda et Kawaguichi (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta), first record for the Mediterranean coast of France. Cryptogamie, Algologie 26: 209-216.
Masuda, M., Kawaguchi, S., Takahashi, Y., Matsuo, Y. & Suzuki, M. (1997). A taxonomic study of the genus Laurencia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from Vietnam. I. Laurencia caduciramulosa Masuda et Kawaguchi sp. nov.. Cryptogamie, Algologie 18: 1-10, 11 figs.
Senties, A., Areces, A., Diaz-Larrea, J. & Fujii, M.T. (2010). First records of Laurencia caduciramulosa and L. minuscula (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from the Cuban archipelago. Botanica Marina 53(5): 433-438.

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