Asparagopsis hamifera (Hariot) Okamura 1921

Bonnemaisonia hamifera Hariot

Bonnemaisonia hamifera HariotFinavarra (Fídh an Mhara, The wood by the sea), Co. Clare, Ireland; plants in sandy MLWN pools - 29 March 2002. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Asparagopsis hamifera (Hariot) Okamura 1921: pls CLXXXIII, CLXXXIV [183, 184]

Published in: Okamura, K. (1921). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. IV pp. 63-149, Plates CLXLVI-CLXXXV. Tokyo: published by the author.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Asparagopsis is Asparagopsis delilei Montagne.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bonnemaisonia hamifera Hariot.

Bonnemaisonia hamifera Hariot

Type Information
Type locality: Yokosuka, Japan; Holotype: PC; (Dawson 1953: 55) Notes: Dawson (1953: 55) notes that the holotype is from a collection by Dr. Savatier, probably in the Herbarium of the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), hooked (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 April 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 14 August 2022

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