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Microdictyon japonicum Setchell

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Anadyomenaceae
Genus Microdictyon

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Microdictyon japonicum Setchell
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Microdictyon japonicum Setchell
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 11 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Microdictyon japonicum Setchell
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 11 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

 

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Microdictyon japonicum Setchell Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Microdictyon japonicum Setchell 1925: 107

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1925). Notes on Microdictyon. University of California Publications in Botany 13: 103-107.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Microdictyon is Microdictyon agardhianum Decaisne.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture, Japan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 756). Type: UC 341260 (Skelton & South 2007: 236).

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Key references
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]

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