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Schmitzia japonica (Okamura) P.C.Silva

Publication details
Schmitzia japonica (Okamura) P.C.Silva 1959: 64

Published in: Maggs, C.A. & Guiry, M.D. (1985). Life history and reproduction of Schmitzia hiscockiana sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales) from the British Isles. Phycologia 24: 297-310.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Schmitzia is Schmitzia neapolitana (Berthold) P.C.Silva.

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

Basionym
Platoma japonicum Okamura

Type information
Type locality: Enoshima, Sagami Bay, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan (Okamura 1928: 181). Type: SAP herb. Okamura

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Platoma japonicum Okamura 1928
Bertholdia japonica (Okamura) Segawa 1941

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Bertholdia japonica (Okamura) Segawa)
Asia: Japan (Segawa 1981).

South-east Asia: Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969).

(as Schmitzia japonica (Okamura) P.C.Silva)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015).

South-east Asia: Vietnam (Nguyen et al. 2013).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Millar 1990, Millar & Kraft 1993).

Source of current name
Millar, A.J.K. (1990). Marine red algae of the Coffs Harbour region, northern New South Wales. Australian Systematic Botany 3: 293-593, 76 figs, 2 tables.

Key references
Millar, A.J.K. (1990). Marine red algae of the Coffs Harbour region, northern New South Wales. Australian Systematic Botany 3: 293-593, 76 figs, 2 tables.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2019.

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