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Botryocladia hancockii E.Y.Dawson 1944

Publication details
Botryocladia hancockii E.Y.Dawson 1944: 305, 306, 388, 389, pl. 45: 2-5

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Irvinea hancockii (E.Y.Dawson) R.J.Wilkes, L.M.McIvor & Guiry

Type information
Type locality: Bahía Agua Verde, Baja California, Mexico (Dawson 1963: 452). Not specified: D. 561; 12 February 1940; Herb. AHF 48 (Dawson 1944: 306). Notes: Dawson (1944: 306) notes that the type material was dredged in 20-40 meters.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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.

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.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 June 2021.

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