Herpochondria pygmaea Itono 1977: 27, 92, 194, 257, figs 10A-F, 11C-E, 35C-E, 57D,E, 58C
Published in: Itono, H. (1977). Studies on the ceramiaceous algae (Rhodophyta) from southern parts of Japan. Bibliotheca Phycologica 35: 1-499, 72 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Satamisaki, Japan (Itono 1977: 27). Holotype: Herb. of Kagoshima University HI19758 (Itono 1977: 27). Notes: Southern tip of the Osumi Peninsula, Kyushu?
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Herpochondria pygmaea Itono)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 2001, Lee 2008, Kim 2012).
Kim, H.-S. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 6 Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae: Ceramiales: Ceramiaceae II (Corticated Species), Dasyaceae. pp. [1-4], 1-191, figs 1-132. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Created: 05 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 July 2019.