Gloiopeltis complanata (Harvey) Yamada 1932

Gloiopeltis complanata (Harvey) Yamada

Current name: Gloiopeltis complanata (Harvey) Yamada
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba UniversityHideki Haga (

Publication Details
Gloiopeltis complanata (Harvey) Yamada 1932: 117

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1932). Notes on some Japanese algae, III. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 1: 109-123, 5 figs, pls XXI-XXV.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gloiopeltis is Fucus tenax Turner.

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

Endocladia complanata Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: Shimoda; (Masuda & al. 1995: 194) Lectotype: C. Wright; TCD; (Masuda & al. 1995: 194, fig. 5)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flattened out, usually in one plane (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 October 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 October 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 03 March 2024

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