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Solieria dura (Zanardini) F.Schmitz

Publication details
Solieria dura (Zanardini) F.Schmitz 1895: 139

Published in: Schmitz, F. (1895). Marine Florideen von Deutsch-Ostafrica. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 21: 137-177.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Solieria is Solieria chordalis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Rhabdonia dura Zanardini

Type information
Syntype localities: Hodeida and Mokha, Yemen (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 337).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhabdonia dura Zanardini 1858

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Solieria dura (Zanardini) F.Schmitz)
Europe: Turkey (Europe) (Taskin et al. 2008 ).

Africa: Egypt (Aleem 1950, Papenfuss 1968), Somalia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Indian Ocean Islands: Aldabra Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Rao & Gupta 2015), Israel (Galil 2007 ), Yemen (Papenfuss 1968, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

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

South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014).

Distributional notes
This species was introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 235) via the Suez Canal, being first found at Sinai around 1944. It is now widely distributed on the Levantine coast. - (6 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Key references
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: 19 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 November 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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