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Centroceras apiculatum Yamada 1944

Publication details
Centroceras apiculatum Yamada 1944: 42

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1944). A list of the marine algae from the atoll of Ant. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 3: 31-45, pls VI, VII.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Centroceras is Centroceras clavulatum (C.Agardh) Montagne.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corallophila kleiwegii Weber Bosse

Type information
Type locality: Ant Atoll, near Ponape, Caroline Islands (Silva & al. 1996: 405). Type: SAP Slide (Yoshida 1998: 899).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending abruptly in a sharp point or apiculum (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Centroceras apiculatum Yamada)
Middle East: Iran (Sohrabipour & Rabii 1999).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, MeƱez & Moe 1987).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1984, Price & Scott 1992, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), Marshall Islands (Dawson 1957).

Source of current name
N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 October 2021.

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