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Letterstedtia japonica Holmes 1896

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Letterstedtia

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Letterstedtia japonica Holmes
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University.

Letterstedtia japonica Holmes
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University.

Letterstedtia japonica Holmes
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University.

Letterstedtia japonica Holmes
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University. Transverse section..

Letterstedtia japonica Holmes
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University. Surface cells..

 

Ascocyclus balticus Reinke

Umbraulva japonica (Holmes) Bae & I.K.Lee Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University
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Publication details
Letterstedtia japonica Holmes 1896: 250, pl. 7: figs 3 A-D

Published in: Holmes, E.M. (1896). New marine algae from Japan. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 31: 248-260, pls VII-XII.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Letterstedtia is Letterstedtia insignis Areschoug.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Umbraulva japonica (Holmes) Bae & I.K.Lee

Type information
Type locality: Enoshima, Japan (Holmes 1896: 251). Type: Ohkubo, no. 40; BM (Holmes 1896: 251). Notes: BM.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
Bae, E.H. & Lee, I.K. (2001). Umbraulva, a new genus based on Ulva japonica (Holmes) Papenfuss (Ulvaceae, Chlorophyta) . Algae 16(3): 217-231, 10 figs, 4 tables.

Key references
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Created: 30 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 April 2015 by G.M. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Chihara, M. (1953). Studies on the life-history of the green algae in the warm seas around Japan (1): On the life-history of Letterstedtia japonica Holmes. Journal of Japanese Botany 28(7): 193-200.

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