Nemalionopsis tortuosa Yoneda & Yagi 1940

Publication Details
Nemalionopsis tortuosa Yoneda & Yagi 1940: 85, figs 1, 2: 1-8

Published in: Yagi, S. & Yoneda, Y. (1940). A new species of freshwater Rhodophyceae, Nemalionopsis tortuosa nov. sp. Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica 9: 82-86, 8 figs. [in Japanese with Latin and English description]

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nemalionopsis is Nemalionopsis shawii Skuja.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Japan: Iyo Prov., Onsen-gun, Kawakami-mura [To-on City, Ehime Prefecture]; (Yagi & Yoneda 1940: 86) Lectotype (fide Kumano, Seto & Yoshida, 2008: 312): on stones in a shallow stream running in a shady place; KYO; 00020215 (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), bent or twisted in different directions, involved, complicated (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 08 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 July 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 July 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 22 April 2024

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