Ahnfeltiopsis devoniensis (Greville) P.C.Silva & DeCew upper subtidal, Ría de Camariñas, Galicia, Spain, 2012
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Fucus devoniensis Greville 1821: 396, pl. XIX : figs 1-4
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1821). Descriptions of a new species of Fucus, found in Devonshire. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society 3: 396-399.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltiopsis devoniensis (Greville) P.C.Silva & DeCew
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living in Devon, a county shire in south-western England.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Torbay, Devonshire, England (Athanasiadis 1996: 74). Type: BM
Source of current name
Silva, P.C. & DeCew, T.C. (1992). Ahnfeltiopsis, a new genus in the Phyllophoraceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyceae). Phycologia 31: 576-580.
Created: 05 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2018.