Letterstedtia japonica Holmes 1896: 250, pl. 7: figs 3 A-D
Published in: Holmes, E.M. (1896). New marine algae from Japan. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 31: 248-260, pls VII-XII.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Umbraulva japonica (Holmes) Bae & I.K.Lee
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Enoshima, Japan (Holmes 1896: 251). Type: Ohkubo, no. 40; BM (Holmes 1896: 251). Notes: BM.
Source of current name
Bae, E.H. & Lee, I.K. (2001). Umbraulva, a new genus based on Ulva japonica (Holmes) Papenfuss (Ulvaceae, Chlorophyta) . Algae 16(3): 217-231, 10 figs, 4 tables.
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
Created: 30 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 April 2015 by Wendy Guiry
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Chihara, M. (1953). Studies on the life-history of the green algae in the warm seas around Japan (1): On the life-history of Letterstedtia japonica Holmes. Journal of Japanese Botany 28(7): 193-200.
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Wendy 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 26 March 2019.