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Rhodophyllis capillaris Tokida 1932

Publication details
Rhodophyllis capillaris Tokida 1932: 12, figs 1, 2; pl. 1: figs 1-6

Published in: Tokida, J. (1932). Rhodophyllis capillaris sp. nov. and some other red-algae on an athecate hydroid. Suisangaku-Zasshi 35: 12-18, 1 pl.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodophyllis is Rhodophyllis bifida (J.V.Lamouroux) K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Fimbrifolium capillare (Tokida) Perestenko

Type information
Type locality: Japan: Hokkaido: Shibotsu I., Muruoran Harbor (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: on Sertularia. (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Gabrielson, Widdowson & Lindstrom (2006: 139) mantain this as a separate species, but in a footnote they note Perestenko's (1994) inclusion of the entity in Fimbrifolium spinulosum (Ruprecht) Perestenko). - (24 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry

Selivanova & Zhigadlova (2009: 319) do not agree with Perestenko's transfer to Fimbrifolium spinulosum. - (27 Jan 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Subtidal zone (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009). - (10 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Key references
Selivanova, O.N. & Zhigadlova, G.G. (2009). Marine benthic algae of the South Kamchatka state wildlife sanctuary (Kamchatka, Russia). Botanica Marina 52(4): 317-329.

Created: 27 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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Tokida, J. (1932). Rhodophyllis capillaris sp. nov. and some other red-algae on an athecate hydroid. Suisangaku-Zasshi 35: 12-18, 1 pl.

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