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Bostrychia calliptera (Montagne) Montagne

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Bostrychieae
Genus Bostrychia

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Bostrychia calliptera (Montagne) Montagne
Panama. Habit.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Bostrychia calliptera (Montagne) Montagne
Panama. Transverse section of branch showing 6 pericentral cells. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Bostrychia calliptera (Montagne) Montagne
Panama. Habit.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Bostrychia calliptera (Montagne) Montagne
Panama. Transverse section of branch showing 6 pericentral cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Bostrychia calliptera (Montagne) Montagne
Panama. Branch apex showing incurved branchlet development.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Bostrychia calliptera (Montagne) Montagne
Panama. Branch apex.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Bostrychia calliptera (Montagne) Montagne
Panama. Attachment haptera forming on ventral side of stolon. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Bostrychia calliptera (Montagne) Montagne
Panama. Attachment haptera forming where branch met substratum.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

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Bostrychia calliptera (Montagne) Montagne Panama. Attachment haptera forming on ventral side of stolon
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Bostrychia calliptera (Montagne) Montagne 1842: 661

Published in: Montagne, C. (1842). Bostrychia. Dictionnaire Universel d'Histoire Naturelle [Orbigny] 2: 660-661.
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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.

Basionym
Rhodomela calliptera Montagne

Type information
Type locality: Cayenne, French Guiana (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 473).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodomela calliptera Montagne 1840

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Bostrychia pinnata J.Tanaka & Chihara 1984

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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.

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.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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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References
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Collado-Vides, L. & West, J.A. (1996). Bostrychia calliptera (Montagne) Montagne (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta), a new record for the central Gulf of Mexico. Ciencias Marinas (México) 22: 47-55, 2 figs.
Karsten, U. & West, J.A. (1996). Salt tolerance and growth of Bostrychia pinnata and B. calliptera in laboratory culture (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). The Philippine Scientist 33: 16-22, 2 figs.
Zuccarello, G.C. & West, J.A. (2002). Phylogeography of the Bostrychia calliptera-B pinnata complex (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) and divergence rates based on nuclear, mitochondrial and plastid DNA markers. Phycologia 41: 49-60.

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