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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).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Melanamansia japonica (Holmes) R.E.Norris)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2021.

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