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Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh 1822

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Nemaliales
Family Liagoraceae
Genus Liagora


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Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh
Spain. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh
Spain; apices of cortical filaments. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh
Spain. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh 1822: 395

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: probably Oct 1822

Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Liagora.

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

Fucus viscidus Forsskål

Type information
Neotype locality: Anse du Troc, Banyuls-sur-Mer, France (Abbott 1990). Neotype: T. Christensen; June, 1954; C (Abbott 1990 Notes: The original type locality was Constantinople [Istanbul], Turkey but the type specimen has been lost (Børgesen, 1932; Abbott 1990; Huisman, 2002) and a neotype has thus been selected.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), viscid (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus viscidus Forsskål 1775
Sphaerococcus viscidus (Forsskål) C.Agardh 1817

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Liagora cladoniiformis Bory 1832
Liagora viscida var. coarctata Kützing 1849
Liagora viscida var. laxa Kützing 1849
Liagora viscida var. attenuata Kützing 1858
Liagora viscida var. dilatata Kützing 1858
Liagora viscida var. attenuata Zanardini 1874
Liagora attenuata (Kützing) Hauck 1882
Liagora coarctata (Kützing) Hauck 1882
Liagora dilitata (Kützing) Hauck 1882

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Desikachary, T.V., Balakrishnan, M.S. & Krishnamurthy, V. (1990). Florideophycidae Palmariales - Gelidiales. In: Rhodophyta. II. Taxonomy part. Part IIA. (Desikachary, T.V., Krishnamurthy, V. & Balakrishnan, M.S. Eds), pp. 47-214. Madras, India: Madras Science Foundation.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Huisman, J.M. (2002). The type and Australian species of the red algal genera Liagora and Ganonema (Liagoraceae, Nemaliales). Australian Systematic Botany 15: 773-838.

Le Gall, L. & Saunders, G.W. (2010). Establishment of a DNA-barcode library for the Nemaliales (Rhodophyta) from Canada and France uncovers overlooked diversity in the species Nemalion helminthoides (Velley) Batters. Cryptogamie Algologie 31(4): 403-421.

Lin, S.-M., Yang, S.-Y. & Huisman, J.M. (2011). Systematics of Liagora with diffuse gonimoblasts based on rbcL sequences and carposporophyte development, including the description of the new genera Neoizziella and Macrocarpus (Liagoraceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 46(3): 249-262.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Sánchez, I., Fernández, C. & Rico, J.M. (2003). Distribution, abundance and phenology of two species of Liagora (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta) in northern Spain. Phycologia 42(1): 7-17.

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