Rhodophyllis capillaris 1932
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Fimbrifolium capillare (Tokida) Perestenko
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.
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
Subtidal zone (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009). - (10 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
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]
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
Verified by: 25 October 2016 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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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 26 October 2021.