Rhodymenia punctata 1929
Rhodymenia punctata Okamura 1929: pl. CCLVIII 
Published in: Okamura, K. (1929). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. VI pp. 1-18 (English), 1-18 (Japanese), Plates CCLI-CCLX. Tokyo: published by the author.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria punctata (Okamura) Yamada
Type locality: Prov. Tosa [now incorporated in Kochi Prefecture on Shikoku, Japan]. (Okamura 1929: pl. CCLVIII ). Holotype: SAP 84069 (Gurgel & al. 2018: 11). Notes: Gurgel et al. (2018) list the date of collection of the holotype as 8 Aug. 1933, which is after the date of publication.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dotted, marked with dots, spots, minute glands, etc. (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Lyra, D. de M., Iha, C., Grassa, C.J., Cai, L., Zhang, H.G., Lane, C., Blouin, N., Oliveira, M.C., Nunes, J. M de C. & Davis, C.C. (2021). Phylogenomics, divergence time estimation and trait evolution provide a new look into the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 165(107294): [1-14], 4 figs.
Created: 06 January 1999 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 23 September 2021.