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Bostrychia simpliciuscula Harvey ex J.Agardh

Publication details
Bostrychia simpliciuscula Harvey ex J.Agardh 1863: 854

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bostrychia is Bostrychia scorpioides (Hudson) Montagne.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Amphibia simpliciuscula (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Kuntze 1891
Stictosiphonia simpliciuscula (Harvey ex J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1897
Bostrychia tenuis f. simpliciuscula (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Post 1936

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Bostrychia andoi Okamura 1907
Bostrychia tenuis Post 1936
Bostrychia hamana-tokidae E.Post 1941
Bostrychia tenuissima R.J.King & Puttock 1989

Habitat notes
Widespread in warm seas and estuaries, on mangrove pneumatophores and trunks, and on rocks. On pneumatophore of Avicennia marina, along with Caloglossa leprieurii, Calothrix pilosa and Brachytrichia lloydii (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (9 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tonga (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 475). Type: NSW (Yoshida 1998: 1012). Notes: Collected by Harvey (Lipkin & Silva 2002). Type: LD; NSW (fide R.J. King & C.F. Puttock, Austral. Syst. Bot. 2: 39. 1989); collector: W.H. Harvey Friendly Islands Alg. exsicc. 23 (INA).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Bostrychia simpliciuscula Harvey ex J.Agardh)
Central America: Costa Rica (Fernández-García et al. 2011).

South America: Galápagos Islands (Ruiz & Ziemmeck 2011).

Africa: Eritrea (Lipkin & Silva 2002), Ghana (Price, John & Lawson 1986), Nigeria (Price, John & Lawson 1986), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: India (Ganesan, West & Necchi 2018).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Lee & Kang 2001, Nam & Kang 2012), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2012), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014), Singapore (West 1992, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Zuccarello & West 2006, Pham et al. 2011), Sumatra (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Thailand (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Saengkaew et al., 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Millar & Kraft 1993, Zuccarello & West 2006), New Zealand (Nelson 2012), Queensland (Lewis 1984, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

Pacific Islands: Federated States of Micronesia (West et al. 2013 ), Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996, South & Skelton 2003), Guam (West et al. 2013 ), Vanuatu (West et al. 2007, West et al. 2008).

(as Bostrychia tenuis f. simpliciuscula (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Post)
Africa: Nigeria (Price, John & Lawson 1986).

(as Bostrychia hamana-tokidae E.Post)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990).

(as Bostrychia tenuissima R.J.King & Puttock)
Australia and New Zealand: Lord Howe Island (Millar & Kraft 1993), New South Wales (Millar & Kraft 1993, Zuccarello, Sandercock & West 2002, Zuccarello, Sandercock & West 2002, Zuccarello & West 2006), New Zealand (Adams 1994, Womersley 2003), Queensland (Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010), South Australia (Womersley 2003), Tasmania (Womersley 2003), Victoria (Womersley 2003, Zuccarello & West 2006).

Key references
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.

Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 4. Rhodophyta: Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: 18 genera including Herposiphonia. pp. [1-6], 1-178, figs 1-102. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Saengkaew, J., Muangmai, N. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2016). Cryptic diversity of the mangrove-associated alga Bostrychia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from Thailand. Botanica Marina 59(5): 363-371.

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.

West, J.A., Kamiya, M., Loiseaux de Goer, S., Karsten, U. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2013). Observations on some mangrove-associated algae from the western Pacific (Guam, Chuuk, Kosrae, and Pohnpei). Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 28(3): 241-266.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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.

Created: 27 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 July 2017 by Wendy 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.)

Kamiya, M., West, J.A. & Hara, Y. (1994). Reproductive structures of Bostrychia simpliciuscula (Ceramiales, Rhodophyceae) in the field and in culture. Japanese Journal of Phycology 42: 165-174, 23 figs, 1 table.
Karsten, U., Koch, S., West, J.A. & Kirst, G.O. (1994). The intertidal red alga Bostrychia simpliciuscula Harvey ex J. Agardh from a mangrove swamp in Singapore: acclimation to light and salinity. Aquatic Botany 48: 313-323, 4 figs, 1 table.
Zuccarello, G.C., West, J.A., Kamiya, M. (2017). Non-monophyly of Bostrychia simpliciuscula (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta): multiple species with very similar morphologies, a revised taxonomy of cryptic species. Phycological Research 66(2): 100-107, 3 fig.

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