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.
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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.
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
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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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