Homoeostrichus flabellatus Okamura Palau Islands, West Pacific, 8 m deep
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Homoeostrichus flabellatus Okamura 1931: 57, pl. CCLXXXIX : figs 11-13
Published in: Okamura, K. (1931). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. VI pp. 39-62 (English), 39-60 (Japanese), Plates CCLXXI-CCLXXX. Tokyo: published by the author.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Zonaria flabellata (Okamura) Papenfuss
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. (1944). Notes on algal nomenclature. III. Miscellaneous species of Chlorophyceae, Phaeophyceae and Rhodophyceae. Farlowia 1: 337-346.
Okamura, K. (1936). Nippon kaisô shi [Descriptions of Japanese algae]. pp. , -964, -11, frontispiece portrait, 1-427 figs. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho. [in Japanese]
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 November 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 22 September 2018.