Gracilaria punctata ( ) 1941
Gracilaria punctata (Okamura) Yamada 1941: 203
Published in: Yamada, Y. (1941). Notes on some Japanese algae IX. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 2: 195-215, 15 figs, pls 40-48.
Publication date: February 1941
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Crassiphycus punctatus (Okamura) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq
Rhodymenia punctata Okamura
Type locality: Prov. Tosa [now incorporated in Kochi Prefecture on Shikoku, Japan]. (Okamura 1929: pl. CCLVIII ). Holotype: SAP 84069 (Gurgel & al. 2018: 11). Notes: Gurgel et al. (2018) list the date of collection of the holotype as 8 Aug. 1933, which is after the date of publication.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dotted, marked with dots, spots, minute glands, etc. (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Guiry, M.D., Norris, J.N., Fredericq, S. & Gurgel C.F.D. (2018). Crassiphycus Guiry, Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq, gen. nov., a replacement name for Crassa Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq, nom. inval. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta), with some additional nomenclatural notes. Notulae Algarum 82: 1-4, no figs.
Nguyen H. Dinh (1992). Vietnamese species of Gracilaria and Gracilariopsis. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 207-210. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.
Yamamoto, H. (1985). Gracilaria from Japan: Vegetative and reproductive keys and list of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 77-80. California Sea Grant College Program.
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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 12 May 2021.