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Gymnogongrus pygmaeus J.Agardh

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

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Gymnogongrus pygmaeus J.Agardh
Panama, Ahnfeltiopsis pygmaea — Habit. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gymnogongrus pygmaeus J.Agardh
Panama, Ahnfeltiopsis pygmaea — Branch apex showing multiple apical cells. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gymnogongrus pygmaeus J.Agardh
Panama, Ahnfeltiopsis pygmaea — Transverse section of branch showing radially arranged cortical cells and densely packed, thick walled medullary filaments. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gymnogongrus pygmaeus J.Agardh
Panama, Ahnfeltiopsis pygmaea — Transverse section of branch radially arranged cortical cells. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gymnogongrus pygmaeus J.Agardh
Panama, Ahnfeltiopsis pygmaea — Transverse section of branch medulla showing thick-walled densely packed filaments. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gymnogongrus pygmaeus J.Agardh
Panama, Ahnfeltiopsis pygmaea — Transverse section of branch showing distinct radially arranged cortex and densely packed medulla. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gymnogongrus pygmaeus J.Agardh
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Gymnogongrus pygmaeus J.Agardh
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

 

Ahnfeltiopsis pygmaea (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be)

Publication details
Gymnogongrus pygmaeus J.Agardh 1851: 317-318

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gymnogongrus is Gymnogongrus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Martius.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltiopsis pygmaea (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 318). Holotype: LD (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 174).

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Key references
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.

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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 15 October 2018.

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