Halosaccion japonicum 1857
Analipus japonicus (Harvey) M.J.Wynne Nudibranch Pt; Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada
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Halosaccion japonicum Harvey 1857: 331 (as 'japonica' )
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1857 '1856'). Algae. In: Account of the Botanical specimens. (Gray, A., ed) Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan, performed in the years 1852, 1853 and 1854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy. Volume II - with illustrations. (Anon. Eds), pp. 331-332. Washington: Senate of the Thirty-third Congress, Second Session, Executive Document. House of Representatives.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halosaccion is Halosaccion hydrophorum (Postels & Ruprecht) Kützing.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Analipus japonicus (Harvey) M.J.Wynne
Type locality: "Hakodadi, Japan." [Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan]
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Harvey (1860: 332) also listed "Halosaccion (Haloccelia) Japonicum, Harv. (charac. emendato) : fronde simplicissima cartilaginea rigida basi et apice attenuata ramulis crebris patentibus filifoi'mibus densissime obsessa. Hakodadi, Japan." It is not clear if this is the same taxon, even though the locality is the same. - (29 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (1971). Concerning the phaeophycean genera Analipus and Heterochordaria. Phycologia 10: 169-175.
Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.
Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 January 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 October 2021.