Botryocarpa japonica Okamura 1910

Publication Details
Botryocarpa japonica Okamura 1910: 109, pls LXXXI: figs 1-15; LXXXII

Published in: Okamura, K. (1910). Icones of Japanese Algae. pp. 109-125, pls LXXXI-LXXXV. Tokyo: The Author.

Publication date: December 1910

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Botryocarpa is Botryocarpa prolifera Greville.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neoholmesia japonica (Okamura) Mikami.

Type Information
Type locality: Cape Iwaizaki, Rikuzen Province, Japan; (Mikami 1972)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 18 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 March 2013

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 March 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 May 2024

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