Microcladia elegans Okamura 1907
Microcladia elegans Okamura 1907: 1, pl. I: figs 1-10
Published in: Okamura, K. (1907). Icones of Japanese Algae. Vol. I pp. 1-22, pls I-V. Tokyo: published by the author.
Publication date: 1907
The type species (holotype) of the genus Microcladia is Microcladia glandulosa (Solander ex Turner) Greville.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Herpochondria elegans (Okamura) Itono.
Syntype localities: Various, all in Japan; (Okamura 1907: 1) Lectotype: SAP; herb. Okamura (Yoshida 1998: 914) Notes: Lectotype: Fig. 3-88F in Yoshida (1998), Totomi [Shizuoka Prefecture], Japan.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 06 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 26 March 2013
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 March 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 March 2023