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Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring

Classification:
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 skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep in the shade. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep in the shade. 15 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Hawaii. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Bonaire, Caribbean. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

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Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep in the shade
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring 1941: 645, footnote

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1924). Marine algae from Easter Island. In: The Natural History of Juan Fernandez and Easter Island. (Skottsberg, C. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 247-309. Uppsala: Almquist & Wiksells.
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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.

Basionym
Chrysymenia skottsbergii Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: Hanga Piko, Easter Island [Isla de Pascua, Chile] (Børgesen 1924: 307). Type: C (Børgesen 1924: 307).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chrysymenia skottsbergii Børgesen 1924

Nomenclatural notes
Also described by Papenfuss (1944: 344). - (7 Feb 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Warm waters; on dead coral; in shaded cavelet in coral rock, ca. 50 cm below low water (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (4 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chrysymenia skottsbergii Børgesen)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Pacific Islands: Easter Island (Børgesen 1924).

(as Botryocladia skottsbergii (Børgesen) Levring)
South America: Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Africa: Egypt (Wilkes et al. 2006), Eritrea (Lipkin & Silva 2002, Ateweberhan & Prud'homme van Reine 2005), Kenya (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Bolton, Oyieke & Gwanda 2007), Madagascar (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Mauritius (Børgesen 1950, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005).

Indian Ocean Islands: Aldabra Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Chagos Archipelago (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Laccadive Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Maldives (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Réunion (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Zubia et al.), Seychelles (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: Cyprus (Taskin et al. 2013), India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Rao & Gupta 2015), Oman (Wynne 2018), Sri Lanka (Coppejans et al. 2009).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Xia & Zhang 1999, Liu 2008), Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014, Anon. 2012).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Kraft et al. 1999, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014), Singapore (Pham et al. 2011), Vietnam (Nguyen et al. 2013).

Australia and New Zealand: Houtman Abrolhos (Huisman 1997), New South Wales (Millar & Kraft 1993), New Zealand (Adams 1994, Nelson 2012), Papua New Guinea (Coppejans & Millar 2000), Queensland (Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010), Rangitahua/Kermadec Islands (Duffy & Ahyong 2015), Western Australia (Huisman 2018).

Pacific Islands: American Samoa (Skelton & South 2007), Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Easter Island (Santelices & Abbott 1987, Ramírez & Santelices 1991, Santelices 1992), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996, South & Skelton 2003, Skelton & South 2007), French Polynesia (Payri, N'Yeurt & Orempuller 2000, N'Yeurt & Payri 2010), Guam (Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Hawaiian Islands (HI) (Magruder & Hunt 1979, Abbott 1999, Huisman, Abbott & Smith 2007), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), Marshall Islands (Dawson 1957, Skelton & South 2007), Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Tsuda 2014), Republic of Palau (Ohba et al 2007), Samoa (Skelton & South 2007), Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970).

Subantarctic Islands: Diego Garcia Atoll (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

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.

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.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

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.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Wilkes, R.J., McIvor, L. & Guiry, M.D. (2006). Vegetative morphology and rbcL phylogeny of some members of the genera Botryocladia and Irvinea (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 45: 481-494.

Created: 20 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 September 2018 by M.D. 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.)

Srinivasan, K.S. (1962). On Botryocladia skottsbergii (Boergs.) Levr. - a red alga new to Indian region. Phytomorphology 12: 49-53, 8 figs.

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