Grateloupia flabellata 1896
Grateloupia flabellata Holmes 1896: 254, pl. 9: figs 3a-c
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polyopes prolifer (Hariot) Kawaguchi & Wang
Type locality: Enoshima, Japan (Holmes 1896: 254). Type: Ohkubo, no. 37; (Holmes 1896: 254).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Kawaguchi, S., Wang, H.-W., Horiguchi, T., Lewis, J.A. & Masuda, M. (2002). Rejection of Sinkoraena and transfer of some species of Carpopeltis and Sinkoraena to Polyopes (Rhodophyta, Halymeniaceae). Phycologia 41: 619-635.
Created: 13 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 June 2014 by G.M. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 July 2021.