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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).

 

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.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Bostrychia calliptera (Montagne) Montagne)
North America: Mexico (Zuccarello & West 2006).

Central America: Costa Rica (Fernández-García et al. 2011), El Salvador (Fernández-García et al. 2011), Guatemala (Fernández-García et al. 2011), Panama (Taylor 1945, Fernández-García et al. 2011).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Suárez 2005, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Joly 1957, Taylor 1960, Joly 1965, Oliveira Filho 1977, Zuccarello & West 2006, Creed et al. 2010), Colombia (Taylor 1945), Galápagos Islands (Taylor 1945, Ruiz & Ziemmeck 2011), Guyana (Taylor 1960), Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Africa: Côte d'Ivoire (Price, John & Lawson 1986, Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John et al. 2004), Ghana (Price, John & Lawson 1986, Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John et al. 2004, Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), Guinea (Price, John & Lawson 1986, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John et al. 2004), Nigeria (Price, John & Lawson 1986, Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John et al. 2004), Sierra Leone (Price, John & Lawson 1986, Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John et al. 2004).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

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

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Zuccarello & West 2006).

(as Bostrychia pinnata J.Tanaka & Chihara)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2012), Singapore (West 1992, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

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.

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

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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