Ceratodictyon spongiosum 1878
Ceratodictyon spongiosum Zanardini Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep
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Ceratodictyon spongiosum Zanardini 1878: 37
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1878). Phyceae papuanae novae vel minus cognitae a cl. O. Beccari in itinere ad Novam Guineam annis 1872-75 collectae. Nuovo Giornale Botanico Italiano 10: 34-40, no figs.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ceratodictyon.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Wokam, Aru Islands, Indonesia (Silva & al. 1996: 355). Type: Museo Civico, Venezia? (Yoshida 1998: 842).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spongy, porous, soft like a wet sponge (Stearn 1985).
Marchesettia spongioides Hauck 1882
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ceratodictyon spongiosum Zanardini)
Africa: Kenya (Coppejans, Leliaert & De Clerck 2000, Bolton, Oyieke & Gwanda 2007), Madagascar (Silva & al. 1996, Vieira & al. 2021), Mauritius (Silva & al. 1996), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva & al. 1996, Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005).
South-east Asia: Indonesia (Verheij & Prud'homme van Reine 1993, Silva & al. 1996, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2012), Malaysia (Silva & al. 1996), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Trono 1997, Kraft et al. 1999, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014), Singapore (Silva & al. 1996, Pham & al. 2011), Thailand (Coppejans & al. 2011, Tsutsui & al. 2012), Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969, Abbott, Fisher & McDermid 2002, Tsutsui et al. 2005, Titlyanov et al. 2011, Nguyen et al. 2013, Titlyanov, Titlyanova & Belous 2015).
Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Xia & Zhang 1999, Liu 2008), China (Hainan Island) (Titlyanova, Titlyanov & Kalita 2014, Titlyanov & al. 2015, Titlyanov & al. 2015, Titlyanov & al. 2016, Titlyanov & al. 2019), Japan (Segawa 1981, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Shao 2003-2014), Yonaguni Island (Titlyanov & al. 2016).
Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Huisman 2019), Houtman Abrolhos (Huisman 1997), Papua New Guinea (Coppejans & Millar 2000), Queensland (Lewis 1984, Cribb 1996, Phillips 1997, Huisman 2000, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010), Western Australia (Huisman 2000, Huisman & Borowitzka 2003, Huisman & al. 2009, Huisman 2018).
Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), Guam (Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), New Caledonia (Payri 2007), Republic of Palau (Ohba & al. 2007).
(as Marchesettia spongioides Hauck)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Abbott, I.A., Fisher, J. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Newly reported and revised marine algae from the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 291-321. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.
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, -435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.
Okamura, K. (1909). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. II pp. 1-20, pls LI-LV. Tokyo: The Author.
Trono, G.C., Jr (1997). Field guide and atlas of the seaweed resourves of the Philippines. pp. [i]-xx.-306, 168 figs. Makati City, The Philippines: Bookmark, Inc..
Created: 20 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 March 2021 by M.D. Guiry
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Price, I.R., Fricker, R.L. & Wilkinson, C.R. (1984). Ceratodictyon spongiosum (Rhodophyta), the macroalgal partner in an alga-sponge symbiosis, grown in unialgal culture. Journal of Phycology 20: 156-158, 4 figs.
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