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Caloglossa ogasawaraensis Okamura 1897

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Delesseriaceae
Subfamily Sarcomenioideae
Tribe Caloglosseae
Genus Caloglossa


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Caloglossa ogasawaraensis Okamura
28 May 2005. M. Kamiya. © M. Kamiya.


Publication details
Caloglossa ogasawaraensis Okamura 1897: 13, figs. A-D [in text] (as 'Ogasawaraensis' )

Published in: Okamura, K. (1897). On the algae from Ogasawara-jima (Bonin Islands). Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 11: 1-10, 11-17, pl. I and one text-fig..
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Caloglossa is Caloglossa leprieurii (Montagne) G.Martens.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Delesseria zanzibariensis K.I.Goebel 1898
Caloglossa zanzibariensis (Goebel) De Toni 1900
Caloglossa bombayensis Børgesen 1933
Caloglossa angustalata J.A.West 1992

Habitat notes
Associated with mangrove pneumatophores (Krayesky et al. 2012). - (25 Jan 2013) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a ubiquitous species.

South Australian specimens occurred in an area subject to warmer water from a power station outfall, and may be adventive in this locality (Womersly 2003: 25).

Type information
Type locality: "Hab. Ogasawara-jima (Bonin Islands); collected by Mr. R. Yatabe and preserved in the Herbarium of the Imperial University of Tokyo." [Japan] (Silva & al. 1996: 452). Type: SAP herb. Okamura (Yoshida 1998: 967). Notes: According to Womersley (2003: 25) the holotype is in TI and it was collected by Yatabe at Ogasawara-jima, Bonin Is, Japan, in March 1879. Type: TI (lectotype fide Seto, Jap. J. Phycol. 33: 317-319, 3 figs. 1985); collection date: iii.1879 (INA).

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Key references
Bourrelly, P. (1964). Les algues des eaux courantes de Madagascar. Internationale Vereinigung für Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie Verhandlungen 15: 758-763.

Ganesan, E.K., West, J.A. & Necchi, O., Jr. (2018). A catalogue and bibliography of non-marine (freshwater and estuarine) Rhodophyta (red algae) of India. Phytotaxa 364(1): 1-48, 2 figs.

Huisman, J.M. & Lin, S.-M. (2018). Delesseriaceae. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 437-476. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Krayesky, D.M., Norris, J.N., West, J.A., Kamiya, M., Viguerie, M., Wysor, B.S. & Fredericq, S. (2012). Two new species of Caloglossa (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Americas, C. confusa and C. fluviatilis. Phycologia 51(5): 513-530.

Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 7 Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae: Ceramiales: Delesseriaceae: 22 genera including Acrosorium. pp. [1-4], 1-129, figs 1-98. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Okamura, K. (1908). Icones of Japanese Algae. Vol. I pp. 179-208, pls. XXXVI-XL. Tokyo: The Author.

Ratnasabapathy, M. & Kumano, S. (1982). Studies on freshwater red algae of Malaysia I. Some taxa of the genera Batrachospermum, Ballia and Cloglossa, from Pulau, Tioman, West Malaysia. Japanese Journal of Phycology 30: 15-22.

Seto, R. (1985). Typification of Caloglossa ogasawaraensis Okamura (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 33: 317-319.

West, J. [A.], Ganesan, E.K., Kamiya, M. & Jose, L. (2014). Caloglossa, a beautiful flat-bladed red alga common in marine, estuarine and freshwater habitats. : 1-5.

West, J.A., Kamiya, M., Loiseaux de Goer, S., Karsten, U. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2013). Observations on some mangrove-associated algae from the western Pacific (Guam, Chuuk, Kosrae, and Pohnpei). Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 28(3): 241-266.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Zheng, B., Liu, J. & Chen, Z. (2001). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VI Ceramiales (I). pp. [i-vi], i-xx, 1-159, 1 pl. Beijing: Science Press.

Zuccarello, G.C, Kamiya, M., Ootsuki, R., Loiseaux de Goer, S., Pedroche, F.F. & West, J.A. (2012). New records of red algae from mangroves in El Salvador and Pacific Mexico, combining culture and molecular observations. Botanica Marina 55(1): 101-111.

Created: 26 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 31 July 2020 by Wendy Guiry

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Jose, L & Patel, R.J. (1990). Caloglossa ogasawaraensis (Rhodophyta, Delesseriaceae), a freshwater Rhodophyceae new to India. Cryptogamie Algologie 11: 225-228.
Kamiya, M. & West, J.A. (2014). Cryptic diversity in the euryhaline red alga Caloglossa ogasawaraensis (Delesseriacea, Ceramiales). Phycologia 53(4): 374-382.
Menezes Fortes, A.C. & Barreto Pereiro, S.M. (1994). Caloglossa ogasawaraensis Okamura (Ceramiales - Rhodophyta) uma nova referência para o litoral de nordeste Brasileiro. Revista Bras. Biol. 54: 497-502.
Seto, R. (1985). Typification of Caloglossa ogasawaraensis Okamura (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 33: 317-319.
Tanaka, J. & Kamiya, M. (1993). Reproductive structure of Caloglossa ogasawaraensis Okamura (Ceramiales, Rhodophyceae) in nature and culture. Japanese Journal of Phycology 41: 113-121.
West, J.A. & Zuccarello, G.C. (1995). New records of Bostrychia pinnata and Caloglossa ogasawaraensis (Rhodophyta) from the Atlantic U.S.A.. Botanica Marina 38: 303-306.

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