Nemastoma lividum Harvey 1857

Grateloupia livida (Harvey) Yamada

Current name: Grateloupia livida (Harvey) Yamada
Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, JapanYukihiko Serisawa (

Publication Details
Nemastoma lividum Harvey 1857: 332 (as 'livida')

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1857 '1856'). Algae. In: Account of the Botanical specimens. (Gray, A., ed) Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan, performed in the years 1852, 1853 and 1854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy. Volume II - with illustrations. (Anon. Eds), pp. 331-332. Washington: Senate of the Thirty-third Congress, Second Session, Executive Document. House of Representatives.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nemastoma is Nemastoma dichotomum J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Grateloupia livida (Harvey) Yamada.

Type Information
Type locality: Shimoda; (Masuda & al. 1995: 196) Holotype: Dr. J. Morrow; TCD; (Masuda & al. 1995: 196, fig 21)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 November 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 February 2010

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 February 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 September 2023

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