Letterstedtia japonica Holmes 1896

Umbraulva japonica (Holmes) Bae & I.K.Lee

Current name: Umbraulva japonica (Holmes) Bae & I.K.Lee
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University

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.

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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 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 June 2024

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