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Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata J.A.Lewis & Womersley

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Phyllophoraceae
Genus Ahnfeltiopsis

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Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata J.A.Lewis & Womersley
Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata, Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata J.A.Lewis & Womersley
Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata? Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata J.A.Lewis & Womersley
Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata? Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata J.A.Lewis & Womersley

 

Antithamnion cladodermum (Zanardini) Hauck

Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata J.A.Lewis & Womersley Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata? Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia
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Publication details
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.

Type species
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gymnogongrus fastigiatus Harvey 1860

Nomenclatural notes
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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: (Great) Foresters R., N coast Tasmania (Lewis & Womersley 1994: 265). Lectotype: Gunn; TCD, Herb. Harvey (Lewis & Womersley 1994: 265).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2018.

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