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Acanthophora aokii Okamura 1934

Publication details
Acanthophora aokii Okamura 1934: 35, pl. CCCXVIII [318]: figs 15-17

Published in: Okamura, K. (1934). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. 7 pp. 19-48 (English), 17-44 (Japanese), Plates CCCXI-CCCXXV. Tokyo.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acanthophora is Acanthophora thierryi J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Type information
Type locality: Taiwan (Perrone et al 2006: 38). Type: SAP (Perrone et al 2006: 38).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acanthophora aokii Okamura)
South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Trono 1997, Kraft et al. 1999, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Perrone et al 2006, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Shao 2003-2014, Perrone et al 2006), Yonaguni Island (Titlyanov & al. 2016).

Key references
Jong, Y.S.D.M. de, Hitipeuw, C. & Prud'Homme van Reine, W.F. (1999). A taxonomic, phylogenetic and biogeographic study of the genus Acanthophora (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Blumea 44: 217-249.

Perrone, C., Cecere, E. & Furnari, G. (2006). Growth pattern assessment in the genus Acanthophora (Rhodophyta, Ceramiales). Phycologia 45: 37-43.

Trono, G.C., Jr (1997). Field guide and atlas of the seaweed resourves of the Philippines. pp. [i]-xx.[1]-306, 168 figs. Makati City, The Philippines: Bookmark, Inc..

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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