Agarophyton vermiculophyllum (Ohmi) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq 2018

Gracilaria vermiculophylla (Ohmi) Papenfuss

Current name: Gracilaria vermiculophylla (Ohmi) Papenfuss
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Publication Details
Agarophyton vermiculophyllum (Ohmi) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq 2018: 9

Published in: Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Agarophyton is Agarophyton chilense (C.J.Bird, McLachlan et E.C.Oliveira) Gurgel, J.N.Norris et Fredericq.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria vermiculophylla (Ohmi) Papenfuss.

Gracilariopsis vermiculophylla Ohmi

Type Information
Type locality: Gomejima, Akkeshi Bay (Lake Akkeshi), Kushiro Prov., Japan; (Terada & Yamamoto 2002: 216) Holotype: Ohmi 200; ix. 1955; HAK; (Terada & Yamamoto 2002: 216) Notes: Holotype: Ohmi 200, spermatangial. Isotype: Ohmi 201, cystocarpic, currently housed in herbarium at Faculty of Fisheries, Hokkaido University.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 June 2023

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