Diversity of bladed Bangiales (Rhodophyta) in western Mediterranean: recognition of the genus Themis and descriptions of T. ballesterosii sp. nov., T. iberica sp. nov., and Pyropia parva sp. nov.

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dc.contributor.author Sánchez, Noemí en
dc.contributor.author Vergés, Alba en
dc.contributor.author Peteiro, César en
dc.contributor.author Sutherland, Judith en
dc.contributor.author Brodie, Juliet en
dc.contributor.editor Vis, M en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-10-14T00:48:52Z en
dc.date.issued 2014-10 en
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Phycology, 2014, 50 (5), pp. 908 - 929 en
dc.identifier.issn 0022-3646 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/23218 en
dc.description.abstract The diversity of the bladed species of the red algal order Bangiales from the Iberian Mediterranean shores has been reassessed after a detailed study of this region. Prior to this study, 11 bladed species of Bangiales had been reported from Mediterranean waters: Porphyra atropurpurea, P. cordata, P. coriacea, P. dioica, P. linearis, P. purpurea, P. umbilicalis, Pyropia leucosticta, Pyropia koreana (as P. olivii), Py. elongata (as P. rosengurttii) and Py. suborbiculata. A combined analysis of the nuclear nSSU and the plastid rbcL genes together with detailed morphological studies has confirmed the presence of species within the genera Porphyra and Pyropia and also revealed a third, undescribed genus, Themis gen. nov. Porphyra linearis, Pyropia elongata and the introduced Pyropia koreana had been previously listed for the Mediterranean and were recorded in this study. An additional four species, including the introduced Pyropia suborbiculata and three new species: Pyropia parva sp. nov., Themis ballesterosii sp. nov., and Themis iberica sp. nov. were also observed. Hence, most of the Porphyra species traditionally reported along these shores were not reported in this survey. This new floristic Bangiales composition confirms the importance of the Mediterranean basin as a hotspot for biodiversity, possible endemics of ancient origin and high proportion of introductions. Our data also continue to confirm the extent of Bangiales diversity at regional and worldwide levels. en
dc.publisher Wiley-Blackwell en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Phycology en
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dc.title Diversity of bladed Bangiales (Rhodophyta) in western Mediterranean: recognition of the genus Themis and descriptions of T. ballesterosii sp. nov., T. iberica sp. nov., and Pyropia parva sp. nov. en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/jpy.12223 en
pubs.issue 5 en
pubs.begin-page 908 en
pubs.volume 50 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Wiley-Blackwell en
dc.identifier.pmid 26988645 en
pubs.end-page 929 en
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pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 457115 en
dc.identifier.eissn 1529-8817 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2014-10-14 en
pubs.dimensions-id 26988645 en


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