Scytonema intricatum Bory
Stictosiphonia intricata (Bory) P.C.Silva Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; upper-shore crevices; fronds only a few mm high
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Scytonema intricatum Bory 1828: 225 ('intricata')
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bostrychia intricata (Bory) Montagne
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), entangled (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Lectotype locality: Falkland Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 552). Lectotype : PC (Womersley 2003: 369). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Post (1936: 36, 40). Collector: Durville and Lesson (INA).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Scytonema intricatum Bory)
South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987).
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
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: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 June 2016 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2020.