Polyopes lancifolius (Harvey) Kawaguchi & Wang 2002

Polyopes lancifolius (Harvey) Kawaguchi & Wang

Current name: Polyopes lancifolius (Harvey) Kawaguchi & Wang
Lung-tung, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 4. 22. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw)

Publication Details
Polyopes lancifolius (Harvey) Kawaguchi & Wang 2002: 634

Published in: Kawaguchi, S., Wang, H.-W., Horiguchi, T., Lewis, J.A. & Masuda, M. (2002). Rejection of Sinkoraena and transfer of some species of Carpopeltis and Sinkoraena to Polyopes (Rhodophyta, Halymeniaceae). Phycologia 41: 619-635.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Polyopes is Polyopes constrictus (Turner) J.Agardh.

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

Gigartina lancifolia Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: "Hakodadi Bay, Japan ; on rocks at low tide." [Hakodate Bay, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan]; (Harvey 1860: 332) Lectotype: C. Wright; TCD; (Masuda & al. 1995: 195, fig. 10)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with lance-shaped leaves.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 October 2023

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 October 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2024

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