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Botryocladia shanksii E.Y.Dawson 1962

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 shanksii E.Y.Dawson
a. hábito; b. corte transversal. Fuente: Cabrera et al. (2005a).


Trachelomonas conica var. ovata Playfair

Botryocladia shanksii E.Y.Dawson a. hábito; b. corte transversal. Fuente: Cabrera et al. (2005a)

Publication details
Botryocladia shanksii E.Y.Dawson 1962: 385, pl. 1: fig. a; pl. 2: figs a, b; pl. 5: fig. b

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1962). Additions to the marine flora of Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Pacific Naturalist 3: 375-395.

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.

Type information
Type locality: Puerto Limon, Atlantic Costa Rica (Dawson 1962: 385). Holotype: in a shaded crack in the narrow, fringing reef at -1.0 ft tide level on bayshore (epitype) July 12, 1962; Herb. Allan Hancock Foundation E.Y. Dawson 24206 (Dawson 1962: 385).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

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.

Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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