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Table 1 Distribution and known host algae of all species of Biancolina. References are publications that include information on the macroalgal species inhabited by each species of Biancolina

From: Biancolina japonica Ishimaru 1996: first record of this burrowing amphipod from Australia and a review of host use in the genus Biancolina (Amphipoda: Peracarida: Crustacea)

Species Type locality Distribution Host algae References
B. algicola Della Valle 1893 Bay of Naples, Italy Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, Portugal Cystoseira amantacea, C. barbata, C. foeniculacea, C. sauvageauana, C. spinosa, C. tamariscifolia, Phyllophora sp. Ruffo & Wieser 1951; Krapp-Shickel 1993; Pereira et al. 2006; Tsytsugina 2011; Uzunova 2011
B. australis Nicholls 1939 Rottnest Island, Western Australia Western Australia   
B. brassicacephala Lowry 1974 Sargasso Sea Gulf stream off south east USA, Sargasso Sea, Gulf of Mexico Sargassum fluitans, S. natans Fine 1970; Steele & Collard 1981; Stoner & Greening 1984; LeCroy 2002; Huffard et al. 2014
B. japonica Ishimaru 1996 Sado Strait, Japan Sea Japan, Australia Sargassum horneri, S. ilicifolium, S. linearifolium, S. vestitum. Ishimaru 1996; Poore et al. 2000; Taylor & Steinberg 2005
B. lowryi Ortiz & Lalana 1996 Cayo Mendoza, Cuba Cuba Sargassum sp. Ortiz & Lalana 1996
B. mauihina Barnard 1970 Kawela Bay, Hawaii Hawaii, Fiji, Moluccas Sargassum sp., Turbinaria sp., Ulva sp. Barnard 1970; Ledoyer 1979; Myers 1985
B. obstusata Tzvetkova 1976 Possjet Bay Sea of Japan Cystoseira hakodatensis Tzvetkova & Kudrjashov 1985
Not identified to species   North Carolina, USA Sargassum filipendula Duffy 1990
   Japan Sargassum confusum Kito 1975
   Florida, USA Laurencia poiteaui Lewis 1987