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Antithamnion amphigeneum A.Millar

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Suborder Ceramiineae
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Ceramioideae
Tribe Antithamnieae
Genus Antithamnion

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Antithamnion amphigeneum A.Millar
La Spezia, Italy. Subtidal at -5 m; in mixed algal turf on breakwater of harbour. 05 Jun 1995. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Antithamnion amphigeneum A.Millar
La Spezia, Italy. Subtidal at -5 m; in mixed algal turf on breakwater of harbour. 05 Jun 1995. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Antithamnion amphigeneum A.Millar
La Spezia, Italy. Subtidal, at -5 m; in mixed algal turf on breakwater of harbour. 05 Jun 1995. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

 

Sarcodiotheca caribaea W.R.Taylor

Antithamnion amphigeneum A.Millar La Spezia, Italy. Subtidal at -5 m; in mixed algal turf on breakwater of harbour

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Antithamnion is Antithamnion cruciatum (C.Agardh) Nägeli.

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

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Pteroton

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Antithamnion algeriense M.Verlaque & Seridi 1991

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Antithamnion amphigeneum A.Millar)
Europe: France (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Klein & Verlaque 2011, Anon. 2012), Italy (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Furnari et al. 2003, Cormaci et al. 2004 ), Monaco (Cormaci et al. 2004 , Klein & Verlaque 2011), Spain (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Cormaci et al. 2004, Gorostiaga et al., 2004, Díaz et al 2008, Invernón et al. 2009, Bárbara et al. 2012, Secilla 2012), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).

Africa: Algeria (Athanasiadis 1996, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Cormaci et al. 2004 ), Morocco (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Cormaci et al. 2004 ).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Millar 1990, Millar & Kraft 1993, Athanasiadis 1996), Norfolk Island (Millar 1999).

(as Antithamnion algeriense M.Verlaque & Seridi)
Europe: Italy (Rindi, Papi & Cinelli 1996).

Africa: Algeria (Verlaque & Seridi 1991 ).

Distributional notes
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).

Habitat notes
On Posidonia oceanica, breakwaters and coastal detritic bottoms at depths of 0.5 to 35 m (Klein & Verlaque 2011). - (17 Sep 2012) - Wendy Guiry

Key references
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. [2], 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. [1]-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. [1]-362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.

Created: 29 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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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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