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Grateloupia affinis (Harvey) Okamura 1893

Publication details
Grateloupia affinis (Harvey) Okamura 1893: 100, pl. 5: figs 3-5

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Grateloupia is Grateloupia filicina (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polyopes affinis (Harvey) Kawaguchi & Wang

Basionym
Gigartina affinis Harvey

Type information
Type locality: "Hakodadi Bay, Japan ; on rocks at low tide." [Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan] (Harvey 1860: 332). Lectotype: BM (ex Herbarium Hookerianum 1867, K) (Masuda & al. 1995: 194, fig 8).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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.

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