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Microdictyon okamurae 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 okamurae Setchell
A0-di, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 5. 16. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).

 

Publication details
Microdictyon okamurae Setchell 1925: 107 (as 'Okamurai' )

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.

Eponomy
Named for Kintaro Okamura (1867-1935), Japanese phycologist.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Ryukyu-retto, Japan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 757).UC 341251

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Key references
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.

Huisman, J.M. & Leliaert, F. (2015). Cladophorales. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 32-67. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2004). Crystalline cell inclusions: a new diagnostic character in the Cladophorophyceae (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 43: 189-203.

Setchell, W.A. (1935). Notes on Microdictyon. III.. University of California Publications in Botany 19(2): 129-139, pls 13-15.

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