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Herposiphonia fissidentoides (Holmes) Okamura 1899

Publication details
Herposiphonia fissidentoides (Holmes) Okamura 1899: 36, pl. 1: figs 9-11

Published in: Okamura, K. (1899). Contributions to the knowledge of the marine algae of Japan. III. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 13: 2-10, 35-43, Plate I.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Herposiphonia is Herposiphonia tenella (C.Agardh) Ambronn.

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

Basionym
Polyzonia fissidentoides Holmes

Type information
Type locality: Enoshima, Japan (Holmes 1896: 257). Type: Ohkubo, no. 16; (Holmes 1896: 257).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polyzonia fissidentoides Holmes 1896

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Koh, Y.H. & Kim, M.S. (2018). Taxonomic revision of the genus Herposiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from Korea, with the description of three new species. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(1): 69-84.

Lin, S.-M. (2002). Some marine red algae (Rhodophyta) new to Taiwan, including Schizoseris bombayensis (Boergesen) comb. nov. Philippine Scientist 39: 36-47.

Masuda, M., Tani, M. & Kurihara, A. (2006). Taxonomic notes on three species of Herposiphonia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) found in Japan. Phycological Research 54(3): 230-243.

Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 4. Rhodophyta: Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: 18 genera including Herposiphonia. pp. [1-6], 1-178, figs 1-102. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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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