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Centroceras distichum Okamura 1934

Publication details
Centroceras distichum Okamura 1934: 40, pl. CCCXXI [321]: figs 7-10

Published in: Okamura, K. (1934). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. 7 pp. 19-48 (English), 17-44 (Japanese), Plates CCCXI-CCCXXV. Tokyo.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Centroceras is Centroceras clavulatum (C.Agardh) Montagne.

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

Type information
Type locality: Wagu, Japan

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), arranged in two opposite rows (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Centroceras distichum Okamura)
Africa: South Africa (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Lee & Kang 2001, Kim 2012).

Key references
Kim, H.-S. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 6 Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae: Ceramiales: Ceramiaceae II (Corticated Species), Dasyaceae. pp. [1-4], 1-191, figs 1-132. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 October 2021.

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