Wrangelia tanegana Harvey, 1860
- Type locality: "Tanegasima, Japan." [Tanega-shima, Osumi-shoto, Japan].
- Lectotype: C. Wright; TCD (Masuda et al. 1995: 201: two incomplete specimens attached to a single herbarium sheet, designated as 'type' by unknown person, must be treated as lectotypification)
- Harvey, W.H. 1860. Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327–335. BHL Reference page. : 331
- Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. Wrangelia tanegana . AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 10 December 2017.