Nitophyllum stellatocorticatum Okamura 1932: 96, pl. 299; pl. 300, figs 10, 11 (as 'stellato-corticatum' )
Published in: Okamura, K. (1932). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. VI pp. 63-101 (English), 61-96 (Japanese), Plates CCLXXXI-CCC. Tokyo: published by the author.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This species has been introduced accidentally, probably via oyster cultivation, into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 159) being first found in the Etang de Thau (France) prior to 1988. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Gulf of Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture, Japan Holotype: SAP herb. Okamura (Yoshida 1998: 988). Notes: on shell in deeper waters (INA).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nitophyllum stellatocorticatum Okamura)
Europe: France (Anon. 2017).
Kang, J.C., Yang, M.Y., Lin, S.-M. & Kim, M.S. (2015). Reappraisal of nine species of Martensia (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) reported from Korea based on morphology and molecular analyses. Botanica Marina 58(3): 151-166.
Mikami, H. (1975). New knowledge on Nitophyllum stellato-corticatum Okamura (Rhodophyceae, Delesseriaceae) from Japan. Japanese Journal of Phycology 23(4): 177-132.
Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 7 Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae: Ceramiales: Delesseriaceae: 22 genera including Acrosorium. pp. [1-4], 1-129, figs 1-98. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. -362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd.
Created: 11 April 1998 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 21 April 2018.