Herposiphonia parca 1926
Herposiphonia parca Setchell recolectada al Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya, en el litoral arrecifal, epifita en Palisada perforata. Detalle de la parte superior de las ramas. Foto: Ángel Moreira.
Herposiphonia parca Setchell 1926: 103, pl. 20: fig. 2
Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1926). Tahitian algae collected by W.A. Setchell, C.B. Setchell and H.E. Parks. University of California Publications in Botany 12: 61-142, pls 7-22.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Arue Reef, Tahiti (Setchell 1926: 103). Holotype: W.A.Setchell & H.E.Parks; 22 June 1922; “crawling over Dictyosphaeria australis, forming scattered minute spots”,. UC 261147 (Yoshida 1998: 1028).
This species was introduced accidentally, probably via oysters from Japan, into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 199), being first found in the Etang de Thau (France) in 1997 from which it does not appear to have spread. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Albis-Salas, M.R. & Gavio, B. (2011). Notes on marine algae in the International Biosphere Reserve Seaflower, Caribbean Colombian I: new records of macroalgal epiphytes on the seagrass Thalassia testudinum. Botanica Marina 54(6): 537-543.
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
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.
Koh, Y.H. & Kim, M.S. (2018). Taxonomic revision of the genus Herposiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from Korea, with the description of three new species. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(1): 69-84.
N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.
Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 4. Rhodophyta: Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: 18 genera including Herposiphonia. pp. [1-6], 1-178, figs 1-102. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. -264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.
Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. -362, many photographs and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.
Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.
Created: 29 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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