Carpopeltis elata ( ) , nom. illeg.
Carpopeltis elata (Okamura) Okamura 1909: 72, pl. LXIX, nom. illeg.
Published in: Okamura, K. (1909). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. II pp. 63-76, pls LXVI-LXX. Tokyo: The Author.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Carpopeltis is Carpopeltis phyllophora (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) F.Schmitz.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Grateloupia elata (Okamura) S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang
Prionitis elata Okamura
Type locality: Shirahama, Chiba Prefecture, Japan (Wang et al. 2001: 258). Type: SAP (Okamura herb.) (Kawaguchi 1989: 210). Notes: Shirahama, Shizuoka Prefecture (Kawagachi 1989: 210).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tall.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Carpopeltis elata (Harvey) De Toni. Substitute name of Carpopeltis okamurai Arwidsson proposed. - (11 Aug 2007) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 March 2015 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 15 July 2019.