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Herpochondria pygmaea Itono

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Herpochondria is Herpochondria corallinae (G.Martens) Falkenberg.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

Key references
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.

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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.

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