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Udotea geppiorum Yamada

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Udoteaceae
Genus Udotea

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Udotea geppiorum Yamada
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Udotea geppiorum Yamada
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Udotea geppiorum Yamada
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep. 15 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Udotea geppiorum Yamada
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep. 14 Nov 2002. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Udotea geppiorum Yamada
Mbweni, Zanzibar; on mud in lower intertidal on sheltered back-reef. 05 Apr 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

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Udotea geppiorum Yamada Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Udotea geppiorum Yamada 1930: 141, figs 1-3 (as 'geppii' )

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1930). Une nouvelle espèce d'Udotea du Pacifique: Udotea geppii sp. nov. Revue Algologique 5: 139-142, 3 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Udotea is Corallina flabellum J.Ellis & Solander.

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
The epithet, which commerates the Gepp husband and wife ("...dédier à M. et Mme Gepp...") has been corrected (ICN Art. 60) from the original genitive singular to the genitive plural.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Palao, Caroline Islands

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Udotea geppiorum Yamada)
Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014).

Pacific Islands: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), Fiji (South & Skelton 2003, Littler & Littler 2003), Guam (Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Hawaiian Islands (HI) (Sauvage et al. 2019 ), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), New Caledonia (Payri 2007), Republic of Palau (Ohba et al 2007).

Key references
Sauvage, T., Ballantine, D.L., Peyton, K.A., Wade, R.M., Sherwood, A.R., Keeley, S. & Smith, C. (2019). Molecular confirmation and morphological reassessment of Udotea geppiorum (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) with ecological observations of mesophotic meadows in the Main Hawaiian Islands. European Journal of Phycology 54: [1-12], 12 figs.

Created: 21 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 December 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Sauvage, T., Ballantine, D.L., Peyton, K.A., Wade, R.M., Sherwood, A.R., Keeley, S. & Smith, C. (2019). Molecular confirmation and morphological reassessment of Udotea geppiorum (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) with ecological observations of mesophotic meadows in the Main Hawaiian Islands. European Journal of Phycology 54: [1-12], 12 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 December 2019.

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