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Cladophora japonica Yamada

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

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Cladophora japonica Yamada
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University. Apical filaments.

Cladophora japonica Yamada
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University. Attachment.

Cladophora japonica Yamada
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University. Gross morphology.

Cladophora japonica Yamada
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University. Wild plants.

Cladophora japonica Yamada
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University. Branching.

Cladophora japonica Yamada
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University. Morphology.

 

Cladophora japonica Yamada Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University. Gross morphology
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Publication details
Cladophora japonica Yamada 1931: 65, pl. 16

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1931). Notes on some Japanese algae II. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 1: 65-76, 3 figs, plates XVI-XX.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lychaete japonica (Yamada) M.J.Wynne

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Japan (Sagami and Kazusa provinces) (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2017). The reinstatement of Lychaete J.Agardh (Ulvophyceae, Cladophoraceae). Notulae Algarum 31: 1-4, 1 fig.

Key references
Hanyuda, T., Wakana, I., Arai, S., Miyaji, K., Watano, Y. & Ueda, K. (2002). Phylogenetic relationships within Cladophorales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) inferred from 18S rRNA gene sequences with special reference to Aegagropila linnaei. Journal of Phycology 38: 564-571.

Hoek, C. van den & Chihara, M. (2000). A taxonomic revision of the species of Cladophora (Chlorophyta) along the coasts of Japan and the Russian Far-east. Natural Science Museum [Tokyo] Monographs 19: 1-242, 100 figs.

Yoshii, Y., Hanyuda, T., Wakana, I., Miyaji, K., Arai, S., Ueda, K. & Inouye, I. (2004). Carotenoid compositions of Cladophora balls (Aegagropila linnaei) and some members of the Cladophorlaes (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta): their taxonomic and evolutionary implication. Journal of Phycology 40(6): 1170-1177, 3 figs, 3 tables.

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