Goniotrichopsis sublittoralis G.M.Smith
Goniotrichopsis sublittoralis G.M.Smith in G.M.Smith & Hollenberg 1943: 211, figs 1-5
Published in: Smith, G.M. & Hollenberg, G.J. (1943). On some Rhodophyceae from the Monterey Peninsula, California. American Journal of Botany 30: 211-223.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Goniotrichopsis.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
About a quarter mile northeast of the municipal wharf, Monterey, Californis (Smith & Hollenberg 1943: 213). Type: G.M. Smith, Nos 39-88; 30-35 ft. Usually epiphytic on Callophyllis.. UC (Smith & Hollenberg 1943: 213).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Goniotrichopsis sublittoralis G.M.Smith)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Klein & Verlaque 2011 ), France (Magne 1992, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Klein & Verlaque 2011 , Anon. 2012), Monaco (Klein & Verlaque 2011), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).
North America: Alaska (Scagel et al. 1989), British Columbia (Scagel et al. 1989), California (Smith & Hollenberg 1943, Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Scagel et al. 1989, Miller 2012), Washington (Scagel et al. 1989).
This species was introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 201), perhaps by shipping, being first found at Majorca in the Balearic Islands in 1989. - (6 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. 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.
Magne, F. (1992). Goniotrichopsis (Rhodophyceae, Porphyridiales) in Europe. Cryptogamie, Algologie 13(2): 109-112.
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: 20 October 1996 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 June 2017.