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Lophocladia lallemandii (Montagne) F.Schmitz

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Lophothalieae
Genus Lophocladia


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Lophocladia lallemandii (Montagne) F.Schmitz
La Manga, Murcia, Spain. 24 Sep 2013. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Lophocladia lallemandii (Montagne) F.Schmitz
La Manga, Murcia, Spain. 24 Sep 2013. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.


Publication details
Lophocladia lallemandii (Montagne) F.Schmitz 1893: 223, footnote

Published in: Schmitz, F. (1893). Die Gattung Lophothalia J. Ag. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 11: 212-232.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lophocladia is Lophocladia trichoclados (C.Agardh) F.Schmitz.

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

Dasya lallemandii Montagne

Type information
Type locality: Red Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 525).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dasya lallemandii Montagne 1849
Baillouviana lallemandii (Montagne) Kuntze 1891

Distributional notes
This species seemingly was introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 205) via shipping and the Suez Canal, probably to multiple locations, where it enhibits invasive behaviour. It was first found at Piraeus, Greece, in 1908. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lophocladia lallemandii (Montagne) F.Schmitz)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Balearic Islands (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Joher et al. 2012), Corsica (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), France (Anon. 2017), Greece (Athanasiadis 1987, Tsirika & Haritonidis 2005, Tsiamis & Panoytidis 2016), Italy (Edwards et al. 1975, Cinelli et al. 1976, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Furnari et al. 2003, Furnari et al. 2003, Furnari et al. 2003, Serio et al 2006, Bedini et al. 2011), Malta (Cormaci et al. 1997), Sardinia (Furnari et al. 2003), Spain (Soto & Conde 1989, Conde et al. 1996, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016), Turkey (Europe) (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001).

Africa: Algeria (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Egypt (Aleem 1993, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Ethiopia (Papenfuss 1968), Kenya (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Bolton, Oyieke & Gwanda 2007), Libya (Petersen 1918, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Sudan (Papenfuss 1968, Osman & Mohammed 2016), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Tunisia (Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001).

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

South-west Asia: Arabian Gulf (John & Al-Thani 2014), India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Rao & Gupta 2015), Iran (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Israel (Galil 2007 , Einav & Israel 2008), Lebanon (Lakkis 2013, Bitar et al. 2017 ), Levant states (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Oman (Wynne & Jupp 1998), Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Turkey (Asia) (Taskin et al. 2008).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2012), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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: 15 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Ballesteros, E., Cebrian, E & Alcoverro, T. (2007). Mortality of shoots of Posidonia oceanica following meadow invasion by the red alga Lophocladia lallemandii. Botanica Marina 50(1): 8-13.
Bedini, R., Bonechi, L. & Piazzi, L. (2011). Spread of the introduced red alga Lophocladia lallemandii in the Tuscan Archipelago (NW Mediterranean Sea). Cryptogamie Algologie 32(4): 383-391.
Cabanellas-Reboredo, M.; Blanco, A.; Deudero, S. & Tejada, S. (2010). Effects of the invasive macroalga Lophocladia lallemandii on the diet and trophism of Pinna nobilis (Mollusca: Bivalvia) and its guests Pontonia pinnophylax and Nepinnotheres pinnotheres (Crustacea: Decapoda). Scientia Marina 74: 101-110.
Cormaci, M. & Motta, G. (1985). Osservazioni su Lophocladia lallemandii (Mont.) Schmitz (Ceramiales, Rhodomelaceae) in coltura. Boll. Acc. Gioenia Sci. Nat. 18: 797-808.

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