Melanamansia japonica (Holmes) R.E.Norris 1988

Publication Details
Melanamansia japonica (Holmes) R.E.Norris 1988: 222

Published in: Norris, R.E. (1988). Structure and reproduction of Amansia and Melanamansia gen nov. (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae) on the southeastern African coast. Journal of Phycology 24: 209-223, 35 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melanamansia is Melanamansia seagriefii R.E.Norris.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amansia japonica (Holmes) Okamura.

Amansia multifida var. japonica Holmes

Type Information
Type locality: Enoshima, Japan; (Holmes 1896: 252) Type: Ohkubo, no. 17; (Holmes 1896: 252)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 12 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 May 2007

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 May 2007. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 02 October 2022

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