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Cladosiphon contortus (Thuret) Kylin

Publication details
Cladosiphon contortus (Thuret) Kylin 1940: 27

Published in: Kylin, H. (1940). Die Phaeophyceenordnung Chordariales. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 36(9): 1-67, 30 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cladosiphon is Cladosiphon mediterraneus Kützing.

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

Basionym
Castagnea contorta Thuret

Type information
Type locality: Saint-Vaast, western coast of France (Sanson et al 2006: 530). Type: PC (Sanson et al 2006: 530).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), contorted, literally, ‘powerful, vehement, involved’. (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Castagnea contorta Thuret 1863

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 2 Brunalger (Phaeophyceae) og Grønalger (Chlorophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 8: [1]-476, col. figs and distributional maps.

Sanson, M., Martin, M.J. & Reyes, J. (2006). Vegetative and reproductive morphology of Cladosiphon contortus, C. occidentalis and C. cymodoceae sp. nov. (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae) from the Canary Islands. Phycologia 45: 529-545.

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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References
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Sanson, M., Martin, M.J. & Reyes, J. (2006). Vegetative and reproductive morphology of Cladosiphon contortus, C. occidentalis and C. cymodoceae sp. nov. (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae) from the Canary Islands. Phycologia 45: 529-545.

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