Gigartina prolifera Hariot 1891: 220
Published in: Hariot, P. (1891). Liste des algues marines rapportés de Yokoska (Japon) par M. le Dr Savatier. Mémoires de la Société nationale des sciences naturelles de Cherbourg 27: 211-230.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polyopes prolifer (Hariot) Kawaguchi & Wang
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Japan: Kanagawa Pref.: Yokosuka (Silva 1996-to date).
Source of current name
Kawaguchi, S., Wang, H.-W., Horiguchi, T., Lewis, J.A. & Masuda, M. (2002). Rejection of Sinkoraena and transfer of some species of Carpopeltis and Sinkoraena to Polyopes (Rhodophyta, Halymeniaceae). Phycologia 41: 619-635.
Created: 13 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 March 2015 by Wendy Guiry
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Kawaguchi, S. & Masuda, M. (1984). The identity of Gigartina prolifera Hariot (Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 32: 227-233, 3 figs.
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2018.