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Bostrychiocolax australis Zuccarello & J.A.West

Publication details
Bostrychiocolax australis Zuccarello & J.A.West 1994: 138-143, figs1-27

Published in: Zuccarello, G.C. & West, J.A. (1994). Comparative development of the red algal parasites Bostrychiocolax australis gen. et sp. nov. and Dawsoniocolax bostrychiae (Choreocolacaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 30: 137-146.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Bostrychiocolax.

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

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
On B. radicans.

Type information
Holotype locality: Northern end of Florence Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia (Zuccarello & West 1994: 138). Holotype: 4 June 1987; on Bostrychia radicans. UC 1573109 (Zuccarello & West 1994: 138).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Bostrychiocolax australis Zuccarello & J.A.West)
Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Zuccarello & West 1994, Phillips 2002, Zuccarello, Moon & Goff 2004, Zuccarello & West 2006, Bostock & Holland 2010).

Key references
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.

Zuccarello, G.C., Moon, D. & Goff, L.J. (2004). A phylogenetic study of parasitic genera placed in the family Choreocolacaceae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 40: 937-945, 2 figs, 2 tables.

Created: 26 March 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 February 2007 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Zuccarello, G.C. & West, J.A. (1994). Comparative development of the red algal parasites Bostrychiocolax australis gen. et sp. nov. and Dawsoniocolax bostrychiae (Choreocolacaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 30: 137-146.
Zuccarello, G.C. & West, J.A. (1994). Host specificity in the red algal parasites Bostrychiocolax australis and Dawsoniocolax bostrychiae (Choreocolacaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 30: 462-473, 27 figs, 5 tables.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 July 2019.

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