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Scytonema intricatum Bory

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Nostocophycidae
Order Nostocales
Family Scytonemataceae
Genus Scytonema

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Scytonema intricatum Bory
microscope detail, De Hoop, Western Cape, South Africa, August 200. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Scytonema intricatum Bory
in upper eulittoral zone, De Hoop, Western Cape, August 2008. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Scytonema intricatum Bory
in upper eulittoral zone, De Hoop, Western Cape, August 2008. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Scytonema intricatum Bory
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; upper-shore crevices; fronds only a few mm high. 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Gelidium corneum var. crinale (Turner) Greville

Bostrychia intricata (Bory) Montagne in upper eulittoral zone, De Hoop, Western Cape, August 2008
© Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Scytonema intricatum Bory 1828: 225 ('intricata')

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scytonema is Scytonema hofmanii C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bostrychia intricata (Bory) Montagne

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), entangled (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Falkland Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 552). Lectotype : PC (Womersley 2003: 369). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Post (1936: 36, 40). Collector: Durville and Lesson (INA).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Scytonema intricatum Bory)
South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, MeƱez & Moe 1987).

Key references
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: 1-1259.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Zuccarello, G.C. & West, J.A. (2006). Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Bostrychioideae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta): subsuming Stictosiphonia and highlighting polyphyly in species of Bostrychia. Phycologia 45: 24-36.

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