Rhodymenia punctata Okamura 1929: pl. CCLVIII 
Published in: Okamura, K. (1929). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. VI pp. 1-18 (English), 1-18 (Japanese), Plates CCLI-CCLX. Tokyo: published by the author.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Crassa punctata (Okamura) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dotted, marked with dots, spots, minute glands, etc. (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Prov. Tosa [now incorporated in Kochi Prefecture on Shikoku, Japan]. (Okamura 1929: pl. CCLVIII ). Holotype: SAP 84069 (Gurgel et al. 2018: 11). Notes: Gurgel et al. (2018) list the date of collection of the holotype as 8 Aug. 1933, which is after the date of publication.
Source of current name
Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.
Created: 06 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 January 2019.