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Cystoseira compressa (Esper) Gerloff & Nizamuddin

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Cystoseira

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Cystoseira compressa (Esper) Gerloff & Nizamuddin
Madeira, with Hypnea musciformis (left of centre). Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Cystoseira compressa (Esper) Gerloff & Nizamuddin
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Cystoseira compressa (Esper) Gerloff & Nizamuddin
Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; specimens at low water mark. 16 Apr 2007. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Cystoseira compressa (Esper) Gerloff & Nizamuddin
Calafuria, Livorno, italy; forming large population at low water mark. 16 Apr 2007. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Cystoseira compressa (Esper) Gerloff & Nizamuddin
Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; forming large population at low water mark. 16 Apr 2007. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

 

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Cystoseira compressa (Esper) Gerloff & Nizamuddin Madeira
© Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com )

Publication details
Cystoseira compressa (Esper) Gerloff & Nizamuddin 1975: 342

Published in: Gerloff, J. & Nizamuddin, M. (1975). Bemerkungen zur Nomenklatur einiger Arten der Gattung Cystoseira C. Ag.. Nova Hedwigia 26: 341-348.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cystoseira is Cystoseira concatenata (Linnaeus) C.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Fucus compressus Esper

Type information
Type locality: "Adriatischen Meers" (Esper 1799: 152). Type: Wulfen; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Adriatic.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus compressus Esper 1799

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cystoseira filicina Bory
Cystoseira abrotanifolia f. fimbriata Sauvageau
Fucus fimbriatus Desfontaines 1799
Cystoseira fimbriata Bory 1832
Cystoseira compressa subsp. rosetta Ercegovic 1952
Cystoseira compressa f. rosetta (Ercegovic) M.Cormaci, G.Furnari, G.Giaccone, B.Scammacca & D.Serio 1992

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Cystoseira abrotanifolia (Stackh.) C. Agardh and Cystoseira fimbriata (Desf.) Bory as synonyms of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Schneider, C.W. & Lane, C.E. (2007). Notes on the marine algae of the Bermudas. 8. Further additions to the flora, including Griffithsia aestivana sp. nov. (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) and an update on the alien Cystoseira compressa (Sargassaceae, Heterokontophyta). Botanica Marina 50: 128-140.

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.

Sfriso, A. (2011). Ochrophyta (Phaeophyceae e Xanthophyceae). Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-234, pls 1-51. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Taskin, E., Jahn, R., Öztürk, M., Furnari, G. & Cormaci, M. (2012). The Mediterranean Cystoseira (with photographs). pp. [2] 1-75, photographs. Manisa, Turkey: Celar Bayar University.

Thibaut, T., Blanfuné, A., Boudouresque, C.-F. & Verlaque, M. (2015). Decline and local extinction of Fucales in the French Riviera: the harbinger of future extinctions?. Mediterranean Marine Science 16(1): 206-224.

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References
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Schneider, C.W. & Lane, C.E. (2007). Notes on the marine algae of the Bermudas. 8. Further additions to the flora, including Griffithsia aestivana sp. nov. (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) and an update on the alien Cystoseira compressa (Sargassaceae, Heterokontophyta). Botanica Marina 50: 128-140.

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