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Gracilaria punctata (Okamura) Yamada 1941

Publication details
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.
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Publication date: February 1941

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Crassiphycus punctatus (Okamura) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq

Basionym
Rhodymenia punctata Okamura

Type information
Type locality: Prov. Tosa [now incorporated in Kochi Prefecture on Shikoku, Japan]. (Okamura 1929: pl. CCLVIII [258]). 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 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
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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