Rugulopteryx okamurae (E.Y. ) I.K.Hwang, W.J.Lee & H.S.Kim
Dictyota okamurae (E.Y.Dawson) Hörnig, R.Schnetter & Prud'homme van Reine Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Section of frond
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Rugulopteryx okamurae (E.Y.Dawson) I.K.Hwang, W.J.Lee & H.S.Kim in I.K.Hwang, W.J.Lee, H.S.Kim & O.De Clerck 2009: 5
Published in: Hwang, I-K., Lee, W.J., Kim H.-S & De Clerck, O. (2009). Taxonomic reappraisal of Dilophus okamurae (Dictyotales, Phaeophyta) from the western Pacific Ocean. Phycologia 48: 1-12.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rugulopteryx is Rugulopteryx radicans (Harvey) De Clerck & Coppejans.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Dilophus okamurae E.Y.Dawson
Named for Kintaro Okamura (1867-1935), Japanese phycologist.
Dictyota okamurae (E.Y.Dawson) Hörnig, R.Schnetter & Prud'homme van Reine 1993
"...only R. okamurae was recorded from the Mediterranean Sea in the Étang de Thau (France). Since only sterile thalli were found, its identification was substantiated by a comparison of genetic sequence of psbA between Mediterranean and NE Pacific specimens (Verlaque et al. 2009)." (Cormaci et al. 2012: 67). It was first found in first found in the Etang de Thau (France) around 2002 (Verlaque et al. 2015: 81). - (27 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp.  5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.
Lee, J.W. & Hwang, I.K. (2010). Dictyotales, Desmarestiales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 2. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ishigeales, Dictyotales, Desmarestiales, Sphacelariales, Cutleriales, Ralfisales, Laminariales. (Anon. Eds), pp. 19-69. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.
Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. -362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.
Verlaque, M., Steen, F. & De Clerck, O. (2009). Rugulopteryx (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae), a genus recently introduced to the Mediterranean. Phycologia 48(6): 536-542.
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