Polyopes prolifer ( ) & Wang
Polyopes prolifer (Hariot) Kawaguchi & Wang in Kawaguchi et al. 2002: 633
Published in: Kawaguchi, S., Wang, H.-W., Horiguchi, T., Lewis, J.A. & Masuda, M. (2002). Rejection of Sinkoraena and transfer of some species of Carpopeltis and Sinkoraena to Polyopes (Rhodophyta, Halymeniaceae). Phycologia 41: 619-635.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Gigartina prolifera Hariot
Type locality: Japan: Kanagawa Pref.: Yokosuka (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
(as Carpopeltis flabellata (Holmes) Okamura)
Japanese: Kome-nori (Chapman & Chapman 1980).
Source of current name
Kawaguchi, S., Wang, H.-W., Horiguchi, T., Lewis, J.A. & Masuda, M. (2002). Rejection of Sinkoraena and transfer of some species of Carpopeltis and Sinkoraena to Polyopes (Rhodophyta, Halymeniaceae). Phycologia 41: 619-635.
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