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Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Rhodymeniaceae
Genus Botryocladia

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Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep in the shade. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep in the shade. 15 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Hawaii. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Bonaire, Caribbean. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

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Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring 1941: 645, footnote

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1924). Marine algae from Easter Island. In: The Natural History of Juan Fernandez and Easter Island. (Skottsberg, C. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 247-309. Uppsala: Almquist & Wiksells.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Botryocladia is Botryocladia uvaria (J.A.Murray) Harvey.

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

Basionym
Chrysymenia skottsbergii Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: Hanga Piko, Easter Island [Isla de Pascua, Chile] (Børgesen 1924: 307). Type: C (Børgesen 1924: 307).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chrysymenia skottsbergii Børgesen 1924

Nomenclatural notes
Also described by Papenfuss (1944: 344). - (7 Feb 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Warm waters; on dead coral; in shaded cavelet in coral rock, ca. 50 cm below low water (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (4 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Afonso-Carrillo, J., Rodriguez-Prieto, C., Boisset, F., Sobrino, C., Tittley, I. & Neto, A.I. (2006). Botryocladia chiajeana and Botryocladia macaronesica sp. nov. (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Mediterranean and the eastern Atlantic, with a discussion on the closely related genus Irvinea. Phycologia 45: 277-292.

Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Wilkes, R.J., McIvor, L. & Guiry, M.D. (2006). Vegetative morphology and rbcL phylogeny of some members of the genera Botryocladia and Irvinea (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 45: 481-494.

Created: 20 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Srinivasan, K.S. (1962). On Botryocladia skottsbergii (Boergs.) Levr. - a red alga new to Indian region. Phytomorphology 12: 49-53, 8 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 November 2018.

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