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Centroceras gasparrinii (Meneghini) Kützing 1849

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Ceramioideae
Tribe Ceramieae
Genus Centroceras


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Centroceras gasparrinii (Meneghini) Kützing
Barrow Island, Western Australia. 23 Apr 2019. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.


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Centroceras gasparrinii (Meneghini) Kützing Barrow Island, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Centroceras gasparrinii (Meneghini) Kützing 1849: 689

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 Centroceras is Centroceras clavulatum (C.Agardh) Montagne.

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

Ceramium gasparrinii Meneghini

Type information
Type locality: Palermo, Sicily (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009: 231). Type: L 0193946 (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009: 231). Notes: Isotype: L-0193946 (#940264-102).

Named for the collector, probably Guglielmo Gasparrini (1803–1866), Italian botanist.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ceramium gasparrinii Meneghini 1844

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Centroceras inerme Kützing 1849

Habitat notes
Epilithic on a horizontal rocky slope, in the sublittoral zone (0.5 m depth) of a rocky protected shore, associated with Jania rubens, Sargassum vulgare and Stypocaulon scoparium (Tsiamis et al. 2010). - (29 Apr 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ceramium gasparrinii Meneghini)
Europe: Italy (Tsiamis et al. 2010).

Africa: Morocco (Hassoun & al.).

(as Centroceras inerme Kützing)
Africa: Gabon (Price, John & Lawson 1986), Gambia (Price, John & Lawson 1986).

South-east Asia: Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969, Nguyen et al. 2013).

Asia: Japan (Titlyanov et al 2006).

(as Centroceras gasparrinii (Meneghini) Kützing)
Atlantic Islands: Ascension (Tsiamis & al. 2017), Bermuda (Schneider et al. 2015), Trindade and Martim Vaz (Pellizzari & al. 2020).

Europe: Greece (Tsiamis et al. 2010, Tsiamis & Panoytidis 2016), Italy (Tsiamis et al. 2010 ), Spain (Secilla 2012, Bárbara & al. 2019), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

North America: California (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009), Florida (Littler, Littler & Hanisak 2008, Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009), Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009, Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Atlantic) (Mendoza-González, Mateo-Cid & García-López 2017, Nava-Olvera & al. 2017, García & al. 2020), Mexico (Pacific) (Mateo-Cid & al. 2020), Texas (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009).

Central America: Panama (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009 , Freshwater & al. 2017).

Caribbean Islands: Antigua (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009).

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

South America: Brazil (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009), Galápagos Islands (Ruiz & Ziemmeck 2011).

Africa: Madagascar (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009, Vieira & al. 2021), Morocco (Hassoun & al., Moussa & al. 2018), South Africa (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009).

Middle East: Oman (Wynne 2018).

South-west Asia: Sri Lanka (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009).

South-east Asia: Vietnam (Kristiansen & Lind 1995, Nguyen et al. 2013, Titlyanov, Titlyanova & Belous 2015).

Asia: Japan (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009, Yoshida & Yoshinaga 2010, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009, Kim 2012), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Huisman 2019), Western Australia (Huisman 2018).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Hawaiian Islands (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009).

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

Bárbara, I., García-Redondo, V., Díaz Tapia, P., García-Fernández, A., Piñeiro-Corbeira, C., Peña,, V., Lugilde, J. & Cremades, J. (2019). Adiciones y correcciones a la flora bentónica marina del Atlántico ibérico norte. Acta Botanica Malacitana 44: [1-10], 8 figs.

Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]

Freshwater, D.W., Idol, J.N., Parham, S.L., Fernández-García, C., León, N., Gabrielson, P.W. & Wysor, B. (2017). Molecular assisted identification reveals hidden red algae diversity from the Burica Peninsula, Pacific Panama. Diversity 9(19): 1-38, 31 figs.

Hassoun, M., Wynne, J.W., Moussa, H., Salhi, G., Zbakh, H., Riadi, H. & Kazzaz, M. (2018). An investigation of members of the tribe Ceramieae (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) occurring on both the Mediterranean and Atlantic shores of Morocco. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(3): 243-267.

Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Kim, H.-S. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 6 Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae: Ceramiales: Ceramiaceae II (Corticated Species), Dasyaceae. pp. [1-4], 1-191, figs 1-132. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Littler, D.S, Littler, M.M. & Hanisak, M.D. (2008). Submersed plants of the Indian River Lagoon. pp. [1]-286. Washington, D.C.: Offshore Graphics, Inc.

Schneider, C.W., Ciancola, E.N., Popolizio, T.R., Spagnuolo, D.S. & Lane, C .E. (2015). A molecular-assisted alpha taxonomic study of the genus Centroceras (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyte) in Bermuda reveals two novel species. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 30(1): 15-33.

Tsiamis, K., Verlaque, M. & Panayotidis, P. & Montesanto, B. (2010). New macroalgal records for the Aegean Sea (Greece, eastern Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 53(4): 319-331.

Won, B.Y., Cho, T.O. & Fredericq, S. (2009). Morphological and molecular characterization of species of the genus Centroceras (Ceramiaceae, Ceramiales), including two new species. Journal of Phycology 45: 227-250.

Created: 27 March 2008 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 January 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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Wolf, M.A., Buosi, A., Juhmani, A.-S.F. & Sfriso, A. (2019). Centroceras gasparrinii subsp. minor subsp. nov. (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) in the North Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean): molecular and morphological characterization. Phytotaxa 415(4): 233-239, 12 fig., 1 table.

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