Neurocarpus repens (Okamura) Okamura 1936

Dictyopteris repens (Okamura) Børgesen

Dictyopteris repens (Okamura) BørgesenPanama. Underside of blade with rhizoids forming at marginsDiane Littler (

Publication Details
Neurocarpus repens (Okamura) Okamura 1936: 173, no fig.

Published in: Okamura, K. (1936). Nippon kaisô shi [Descriptions of Japanese algae]. pp. [4], [1]-9, [1], [1]-964, [1]-11, frontispiece portrait, 427 figs. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho. [in Japanese]

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Neurocarpus is Neurocarpus membranaceus (Stackhouse) F.Weber & D.Mohr.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyopteris repens (Okamura) Børgesen.

Haliseris repens Okamura

Type Information
Type locality: Truk Islands, Caroline Islands; (Silva & al. 1996: 584) Notes: Type locality: Chuuk Islands, Caroline Islands (Skelton & South, 2004).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 February 2023

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