Microdictyon japonicum Setchell Palau Islands, West Pacific, 11 m deep
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Microdictyon japonicum Setchell 1925: 107
Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1925). Notes on Microdictyon. University of California Publications in Botany 13: 103-107.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Abbott & Huisman (2004) considered that Microdictyon japonicum was a synonym of M. umbilicatum but Leliaert et al. (2007 ) concluded that it was a separate entity. - (29 Jul 2008) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture, Japan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 756). Type: UC 341260 (Skelton & South 2007: 236).
Abbott, I.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2004). Marine green and brown algae of the Hawaiian Islands. pp. i-xi, 1-259, 6 maps, 3 pls, 95 figs, 1 photograph. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press.
Abbott, I.A., Fisher, J. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Newly reported and revised marine algae from the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 291-321. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.
Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.
Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J. & Hwang, I.-K. (2010). Caldophorales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 1, Number 1. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae: Ulotrichales, Ulvales, Cladophorales, Bryopsidales. Marine green algae. (Bae, E.H., Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J., Hwang, I.-K., Kiim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. Eds), pp. 55-154. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Leliaert, F., De Clerck, O., Verbruggen, H., Boedeker, C. & Coppejans, E. (2007). Molecular phylogeny of the Siphonocladales (Chlorophyta: Cladophorophyceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44: 1237-1256.
Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
Created: 08 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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