Gymnogongrus catenatus Yendo 1920: 4
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Besa catenata (Yendo) M.S.Calderon & S.M. Boo
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chained, chain-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ijika, Mie Prefecture (Masuda 1987: 61, fig. 14 ). Lectotype (cystocarpic): Yendo; 22 March 1894; TI (Masuda 1987: 61, fig. 14).
Source of current name
Calderon, M.S., Miller, K.A., Seo, T.H. & Boo, S.M. (2016). Transfer of selected Ahnfeltiopsis (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) species to the genus Besa and description of Schottera koreana sp. nov.. European Journal of Phycology 51(4): 431-443.
Masuda, M. (1987). Taxonomic notes on the Japanese species of Gymnogongrus (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series V (Botany) 14: 39-72.
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.
Yoshida, T. (1991). Catalogue of the type specimens of algae preserved in the herbarium, Department of Botany, the University Museum, the University of Tokyo. Material Rep. Univ. Mus. Univ. Tokyo No. 24: 1-51.
Created: 06 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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