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Stenopeltis gracilis (Yamada & Tanaka) Itono & Yoshizaki

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Nemaliales
Family Liagoraceae
Genus Stenopeltis


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Stenopeltis gracilis (Yamada & Tanaka) Itono & Yoshizaki
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 12 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Stenopeltis gracilis (Yamada & Tanaka) Itono & Yoshizaki
Hawaii; branches; scale 1 mm. 01 Jan 0001. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.


Publication details
Stenopeltis gracilis (Yamada & Tanaka) Itono & Yoshizaki 1992: 137-147, figs. 1-9.

Published in: Itono, H. & Yoshizaki, M. (1992). Female reproductive morphology and taxonomy of Rhodpeltis (Polyidaceae, Rhodophyta). II. R. gracilis Yamada et tanaka, R. liagoroides Yamada and R. setchelliae Yamada. Reports of the Faculty of Science, Kagoshima University (Earth Science & Biology) 25: 137-147.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Stenopeltis.

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

Rhodopeltis gracilis Yamada & Tanaka

Type information
Type locality: Chiichi-jima (Titi-jima), Bohnin Islands (Ogasawara-jima), Japan (Huisman et al: 259-260). Type: S. Sagawa; April 1933; SAP 15322 (Yoshida 1998: 784). Notes: Holotype is spermatangial (Huisman, Abbot & Sherwood, 2004: 261). Syntype localities: Bonin Island, Japan; Kotosho, Taiwan (Coppejans & Millar 2000: 323).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodopeltis gracilis Yamada & Tanaka 1935

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Liagora cladonioides Børgesen 1942

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2002). The type and Australian species of the red algal genera Liagora and Ganonema (Liagoraceae, Nemaliales). Australian Systematic Botany 15: 773-838.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

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