Placophora japonica Tanaka 1963

Publication Details
Placophora japonica Tanaka 1963: 81, figs 9, 10

Published in: Tanaka, T. (1963). Studies on some marine algae from southern Japan, V. Mem. Fac. Fish. Kagoshima Univ. 12: 75-91, 3 plates.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Placophora is Placophora binderi (J.Agardh) J.Agardh.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Japan; Type: SAP; 052158 (Yoshida 1998: 1061)

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: 23 September 2004

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