Acanthopeltis japonica Okamura 1892

Publication Details
Acanthopeltis japonica Okamura 1892: 157, pl. XXXIX [39]

Published in: Yatabe, R. (1892). Iconographia florae japonicae; or, descriptions with figures of plants indigenous to Japan. pp. [i-111], [67]-165, pls 21-40. Tokyo: Z.P. Maruya & Co.

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Acanthopeltis.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium yoshidae G.H.Boo & R.Terada.

Type Information
Type locality: Japan; TI; Herb Yendo (Yoshida 1998: 629)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 18 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 22 December 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 December 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 May 2024

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