Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda Hawaii; scale 20 mm
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Gymnogongrus flabelliformis Harvey 1857: 332
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1857 '1856'). Algae. In: Account of the Botanical specimens. (Gray, A., ed) Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan, performed in the years 1852, 1853 and 1854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy. Volume II - with illustrations. (Anon. Eds), pp. 331-332. Washington: Senate of the Thirty-third Congress, Second Session, Executive Document. House of Representatives.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
(as Gymnogongrus flabelliformis Harvey)
Japanese: Okitsu-nori (Chapman & Chapman 1980).
Growing on rocks (Mikami 1965: 184).
Type locality: Shimoda Shizuoka Prefecture, central Japan (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 169). Lectotype: April 1854; TCD (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 169).
Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]
Masuda, M., Zhang, J.F. & Xia, B.M. (1994). Ahnfeltiopsis from the western Pacific: key, description and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 159-183.
Mikami, H. (1965). A systematic study of the Phyllophoraceae and Gigartinaceae from Japan and its vicinity. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 5(2): 181-285.
Created: 11 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Kasahara, K. (1977). On the life history of Gymnogongrus flabelliformis Harvey (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales). Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 25: 87-94.
Masuda, M. (1981). Further observations on the life history of Gymnogongrus flabelliformis Harvey (Rhodophyta) in culture. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series V (Botany) 12: 159-164.
Masuda, M., DeCew, T.C. & West, J.A. (1979). The tetrasporophyte of Gymnogongrus flabelliformis Harvey (Gigartinales, Phyllophoraceae). Japanese Journal of Phycology 27: 63-73.
Tokida, J. & Masaki, T. (1959). Studies on the reproductive organs of red algae III. On the development of female organs in Schizymenia dubyi, Gymnogongrus flabelliformis, and Rhodymenia pertusa. Bulletin of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 10: 87-96.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2019.