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Cladophora echinus (Biasoletto) Kützing 1849

Publication details
Cladophora echinus (Biasoletto) Kützing 1849: 414

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lychaete echinus (Biasoletto) M.J.Wynne

Basionym
Conferva echinus Biasoletto

Type information
Type locality: "in portu Verudae" (near Pula, Croatia) (Silva & al. 1996: 772). Isotype: L 937/278/393 (Hoek 1963: 47).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Can live free-floating on the bottom (Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi 2014: 333). - (22 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cladophora echinus (Biasoletto) Kützing)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Gallardo & al. 1993, Battelli 1997), Apulia (Bottalico & al. 2016), Balearic Islands (Ballesteros 1992, Gallardo & al. 1993, Ribera, Coloreu, Rodriguez Prieto & Ballesteros 1997, Báez et al 2005a), Black Sea (Gallardo & al. 1993), Corsica (Boudouresque & Perret 1977, Gallardo & al. 1993), Croatia (Hoek 1963), France (Hoek 1963, Gallardo & al. 1993, Báez et al 2005a, Anon. 2017), Greece (Diannelidis 1953, Hoek 1963, Gerloff & Geissler 1974, Diapoulis, Haritonidis & Koussouris 1986, Athanasiadis 1987, Gallardo & al. 1993, Tsirika & Haritonidis 2005, Tsiamis & al. ), Italy (Hoek 1963, Giaccone 1969, Feoli & Bressan 1972, Cinelli & al. 1976, Ercegovic 1980, Gallardo & al. 1993, Gallardo & al. 1993, Cecere & al. 1996, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Rindi, Sartoni & Cinelli 2002, Báez et al 2005a), Malta (Cormaci & al. 1997), Romania (Caraus 2017), Russia (Black Sea) (Hoek 1963), Spain (Hoek 1963, Hoek 1963, Ballesteros 1983, Gallardo & al. 1985, Gallardo & al. 1993, Rodriguez-Prieto et al. 1997, Báez et al 2005a), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016), Ukraine (Burova & al. 2011), Veneto (Sfriso 2011).

South America: Brazil (Taylor 1930 , Moura 2010).

Africa: Algeria (Hoek 1963, Gallardo & al. 1993, Báez et al 2005a, Leliart et al. 2009, Ould-Ahmed & al. 2019), Libya (Gallardo & al. 1993), Mauritius (Børgesen 1948, Silva & al. 1996), Morocco (Gallardo & al. 1993, Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001, Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001, Báez et al 2005a), Tunisia (Hoek 1963, Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987, Gallardo & al. 1993, Báez et al 2005a).

Middle East: Bahrain (Silva & al. 1996), Cyprus (Tsiamis & al. 2014), Egypt (Gallardo & al. 1993), Iran (Silva & al. 1996, Kokabi & Yousefzadi 2015), Turkey (Gallardo & al. 1993).

South-west Asia: (Sohrabipour & Rabiei 2007), Arabian Gulf (John & Al-Thani 2014), Bangladesh (Silva & al. 1996, Ahmed & al. 2008), India (Silva & al. 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Gupta 2012), Lebanon (Lakkis 2013), Levant states (Gallardo & al. 1993), Pakistan (Silva & al. 1996).

Asia: China (Liu 2008, Ding & Luan 2013).

Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2017). The reinstatement of Lychaete J.Agardh (Ulvophyceae, Cladophoraceae). Notulae Algarum 31: 1-4, 1 fig.

Key references
Burova, O.V., Tsarenko, P.M., Kovalenko, O.V., Mikhailyuk, T.I., Petlovany, O.A., Lilitska, G.G. & Bilous, O.P. (2011). Ulvophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 20-61. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.

Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

Leliaert, F., Boedeker, C., Peña, V., Bunker, F., Verbruggen, H. & de Clerck, O. (2009). Cladophora rhodolithicola sp. nov. (Cladophorales, Chlorophyta), a diminutive species from European maerl beds. European Journal of Phycology 44(2): 155-169, 31 figs, 2 tables.

Leliaert, F., Boedeker, C., Peña, V., Bunker, F., Verbruggen, H. & de Clerck, O. (2009). Cladophora rhodolithicola sp. nov. (Cladophorales, Chlorophyta), a diminutive species from European maerl beds. European Journal of Phycology 44(2): 155-169, 31 figs, 2 tables.

Sfriso, A. (2011). Chlorophyta multicellulari e fanerogame acquatiche. Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-318, pls 1-94. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Sfriso, A. (2011). Chlorophyta multicellulari e fanerogame acquatiche. Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-318, pls 1-94. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

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