Carpopeltis crispata Okamura 1934

Grateloupia crispata (Okamura) Y.-P.Lee

Current name: Grateloupia crispata (Okamura) Y.-P.Lee
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba UniversityHideki Haga (

Publication Details
Carpopeltis crispata Okamura 1934: 32, pl. CCCXVII: figs 6-11

Published in: Okamura, K. (1934). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. 7 pp. 19-48 (English), 17-44 (Japanese), Plates CCCXI-CCCXXV. Tokyo.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Carpopeltis is Carpopeltis phyllophora (Hooker f. & Harvey) F.Schmitz.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Grateloupia crispata (Okamura) Y.-P.Lee.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Prov. Ise, Sagami, Bosyu; (Okamura 1934: 32) Type: SAP; herb. Okamura (Yoshida 1998: 730) Notes: Type locality: Moroiso, Kanagawa Prefecture (Kawaguchi 1989: 240).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), crisped, curled, or closely (finely) waved.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 06 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 May 2010

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