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Laurencia japonica Yamada 1931

Publication details
Laurencia japonica Yamada 1931: 211, fig. L; pl. 11: figs a, b

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1931). Notes on Laurencia, with special reference to the Japanese species. University of California Publications in Botany 16: 185-310, 20 figs, pls 1-30.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laurencia is Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laurencia okamurae Yamada

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Kamishma, Toba, Mile Prefecture, Pacific coast of Central Japan (Abe & Masuda 1998: 18). Holotype: Y. Nabeshima; 15 June 1991; SAP 062619 (Abe & Masuda 1998: 18).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Key references
Zhang J.F. & Xia, B.M. (1988). Laurencia from China: key list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 249-252. California Sea Grant College Program.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Saito, Y. (1989). Conspecificity of two Japanese Laurencia species: L. okamurae and L. japonica. Japanese Journal of Phycology 37: 208-212.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2020.

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