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Gymnogongrus catenatus Yendo

Publication details
Gymnogongrus catenatus Yendo 1920: 4

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 Besa catenata (Yendo) M.S.Calderon & S.M. Boo

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chained, chain-like (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Ijika, Mie Prefecture (Masuda 1987: 61, fig. 14 ). Lectotype (cystocarpic): Yendo; 22 March 1894; TI (Masuda 1987: 61, fig. 14).

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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.

Key references
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.

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