Acanthopeltis hirsuta (Okamura) S.Shimada, T.Horiguchi & Masuda 1999

Publication Details
Acanthopeltis hirsuta (Okamura) S.Shimada, T.Horiguchi & Masuda 1999: 539

Published in: Shimada, S., Horiguchi, T. & Masuda, M. (1999). Phylogenetic affinities of genera Acanthopeltis and Yatabella (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) inferred from molecular analyses. Phycologia 38: 528-540, 15 figs, 3 tables.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acanthopeltis is Acanthopeltis japonica Okamura.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium hirsutum (Okamura) G.H.Boo & R.Terada.

Yatabella hirsuta Okamura

Type Information
Type locality: Japan: Oryusako, Miyazaki PrefectureType; (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype (fide Shimada et al., 1999: 537, fig.11): Okamura; 13.vii.1899; Herb. Okamura, SAP; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: Cited as holotype in Shimada et al., 1999.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), hairy.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 29 September 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 September 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 May 2024

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