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Herposiphonia sparsa Y.H.Koh & M.S.Kim 2018

Publication details
Herposiphonia sparsa Y.H.Koh & M.S.Kim 2018: 75, fig. 5

Published in: Koh, Y.H. & Kim, M.S. (2018). Taxonomic revision of the genus Herposiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from Korea, with the description of three new species. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(1): 69-84.

Publication date: 2018

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Herposiphonia is Herposiphonia tenella (C.Agardh) Ambronn.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Jongdal, Jeju, Korea (33°29'42"N, 126°54'45"E) (Koh & Kim 2018: 75). Holotype (vegetative thallus): July 4, 2013; JNUB 140704-68 (Koh & Kim 2018: 75, fig. 5A). Notes: Isotype:140704-67 in Natl. Inst. of Biol. Resources (KB: NIBRAL0000152593).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sparse, scattered (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 27 April 2018 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 27 April 2018 by G.M. Guiry

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G.M. 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.

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