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Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Hapalidiales
Family Mesophyllaceae
Genus Mesophyllum

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Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza
subtidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza
subtidal with Saccorhiza polyschides, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza
subtidal with Zanardinia typus, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza
subtidal, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza
subtidal, Ría de Vigo, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza
subtidal with Mesophyllum lichenoides, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza
with tetrasporagia, Peinzás, North of Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza
subtidal with Laminaria ochroleuca, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza
subtidal with Mesophyllum lichenoides, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

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Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza subtidal with Laminaria ochroleuca, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza 2003: 259

Published in: Cabioch, J. & Mendoza, M.L. (2003). Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) comb. nov. (Corallinales, Rhodophytes), et mise au point sur led Mesophyllum des mers d'Europe. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 44: 257-273.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mesophyllum is Mesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine.

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

Basionym
Lithophyllum expansum Philippi

Type information
Type locality: Sicily (Athanasiadis & Neto 2010: 334). Lectotype: L 943.7-84 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 200). Notes: According to INA and Cabioch & Mendoza (2003), the type locality is not given. Woelkerling (1983: 307, fig. 4) designates the original collection of L expansum, consisting of two pieces of thallus, as the lectotype. Athanasiadis & Neto select the larger specimen.

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum expansum Philippi 1837
Melobesia expansa (Philippi) Endlichter 1843
Lithothamnion expansum (Philippi) Foslie 1895
Tenarea expansa (Philippi) Kuntze 1898
Hyperantherella expansa (Philippi) Heydrich 1901
Stereophyllum expansum (Philippi) Heydrich 1904
Crodelia incrustans f. expansa (Philippi) Heydrich 1911
Pseudolithophyllum expansum (Philippi) Me.Lemoine 1924
Crodelia expansa (Philippi) Kylin 1956

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum expansum f. genuinum Foslie 1897

Habitat notes
epilithic; low intertidal to subtidal ( Peña et al., 2015). - (5 May 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Peña, V., De Clerck, O., Afonso-Carillo, J., Ballesteros, E., Bárbara, I., Barreiro, R. & Le Gall, L. (2015). An integrative systematic approach to species diversity and distribution in the genus Mesophyllum (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in Atlantic and Mediterranean Europe. European Journal of Phycology 50(1): 20-36.

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..

Created: 11 December 2003 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Athanasiadis, A. & Neto, A.I. (2010). On the occurrence of Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & Mendoza (Melobesioideae, Corallinales (Rhodophyta) in the Mediterranean Sea, the Canary Isles and the Azores. Botanica Marina 53(4): 333-341.
Cabioch, J. & Mendoza, M.L. (2003). Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) comb. nov. (Corallinales, Rhodophytes), et mise au point sur led Mesophyllum des mers d'Europe. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 44: 257-273.

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