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Batophora occidentalis (Harvey) S.Berger & Kaever ex M.J.Wynne 1998

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Dasycladales
Family Dasycladaceae
Subfamily Dasycladoideae
Tribe Batophoreae
Genus Batophora


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Batophora occidentalis (Harvey) S.Berger & Kaever ex M.J.Wynne
recolectada en la zona Los Colorados, en fondo fangoso, asociada a manglares. Detalle de los filamentos. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

Batophora occidentalis (Harvey) S.Berger & Kaever ex M.J.Wynne
Photo-Atlas of living Dasycladales. Sigrid Berger. © Sigrid Berger (sberger@spup.de).


Publication details
Batophora occidentalis (Harvey) S.Berger & Kaever ex M.J.Wynne 1998: 108

Published in: Wynne, M.J. (1998). A checklist of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: first revision. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 116: [i]-iii, 1-155, 5 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Batophora is Batophora oerstedii J.Agardh.

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

Dasycladus occidentalis Harvey

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), western.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Coccocladus occidentalis (Harvey) C.Cramer 1854
Dasycladus occidentalis Harvey 1858

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Coccocladus occidentalis var. laxus M.Howe 1904
Batophora oerstedii var. occidentalis (Harvey) M.Howe 1905

Nomenclatural notes
Invalidly introduced by Berger & Kaever (1992: 88). Validated by Wynne (1998: 108). - (20 Mar 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Batophora oerstedii var. occidentalis (Harvey) M.Howe)
North America: Florida (Taylor 1928, Taylor 1928).

(as Batophora occidentalis (Harvey) S.Berger & Kaever ex M.J.Wynne)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider 2003), Canary Islands (Haroun & al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John & al. 2004, Moro & al. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014).

Europe: Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

North America: Florida (Olsen, Stam, Berger & Menzel 1994), Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Suárez 2005, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014, Torres Conde & Martínez-Daranas 2019).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Key references
Berger, S. & Kaever, M.J. (1992). Dasycladales: an illustrated monograph of a fascinating algal order. pp. VII + 247, 565 figs, 23 tables numbered by chapter. Stuttgart: Georg Thieme Verlag.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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