Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata J.A. &
Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata J.A.Lewis & Womersley Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata, Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia
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Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata J.A.Lewis & Womersley 1994: 265, 266, fig. 84A, B
Published in: Lewis, J.A. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Phyllophoraceae Nägeli 1847: 248. In: The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Part III A. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 259-270. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ahnfeltiopsis is Ahnfeltiopsis linearis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).
Gymnogongrus fastigiatus Harvey 1860
Gymnogongrus fastigiatus Harvey 1860 is illegitimate (a later homonym of Gymnogongrus fastiatus (Endliche) Ruprecht 1850) and cannot serve as a basionym; therefore a new name is proposed ( Womersley 1964: 265). - (30 Jun 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: (Great) Foresters R., N coast Tasmania (Lewis & Womersley 1994: 265). Lectotype: Gunn; TCD, Herb. Harvey (Lewis & Womersley 1994: 265).
Created: 08 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 June 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 August 2019.