Cystoseira susanensis 1985
Cystoseira susanensis Nizamuddin 1985: 119, pl. 1; pl. 2: figs A-D
Published in: Nizamuddin, M. (1985). A new species of Cystoseira C. Ag. (Phaeophyta) from the Eastern part of Libya. Nova Hedwigia 42: 119-122.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gongolaria susanensis (Nizamuddin) Molinari & Guiry
Holotype locality: west side off the lighthouse,Susa, Libya (Orellana, Hernández & Sansón 2019: 459). Holotype: M. Nizamuddin; 22.2.1983; growing in mid-littoral zone and sandstones exposed to rough conditions. Mus. Bot. Berol. 32143
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
"Nizamuddin (1985) described this species as caespitose. However, we agree with Cormaci et al. (1992) and Alongi et al. (1999) in considering it as pseudocaspitose in having a short cauloid that early produces some secondary cauloids." (Cormaci et al. 2012: 366). - (26 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry
Undisturbed and pristine site; in upper sublittoral zone (1 m depth), epilithic on rocky semi-exposed shore, associated with Ceramium spp., Cystoseira compressa, Haliptilon virgatum and Osmundea sp. (Tsiamis et al. 2010). - (29 Apr 2011) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Molinari-Novoa, E.A. & Guiry, M.D. (2020). Reinstatement of the genera Gongolaria Boehmer and Ericaria Stackhouse (Sargassaceae, Phaeophyceae). Notulae Algarum 171: 1-10, 2 figs.
Bouafif, C., Verlaque, M. & Langar, H. (2014). Cystoseira taxa new for the marine flora of Tunisia. Cryptogamie Algologie 35(3): 269-283.
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.
Taskin, E., Jahn, R., Öztürk, M., Furnari, G. & Cormaci, M. (2012). The Mediterranean Cystoseira (with photographs). pp.  1-75, photographs. Manisa, Turkey: Celar Bayar University.
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.
Created: 11 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 December 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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Alongi, G., Catra, M. & Cormaci, M. (1999). Observations sur Cystoseira susanensis (Cystoseiraceae, Phaeophyta): une espèce méditerranéenne rare et peu connue. Cryptogamie, Algologie 20(1): 25-33, 18 figs, 2 tables.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 May 2021.