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Gymnogongrus paradoxus Suringar

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 paradoxus Suringar
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gymnogongrus paradoxus Suringar
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gymnogongrus paradoxus Suringar
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gymnogongrus paradoxus Suringar
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gymnogongrus paradoxus Suringar
Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Yukihiko Serisawa. © Yukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp).

Gymnogongrus paradoxus Suringar
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Transverse section of frond. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gymnogongrus paradoxus Suringar
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Section of frond. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gymnogongrus paradoxus Suringar
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Section of frond. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

 

Ahnfeltiopsis paradoxa (Suringar) Masuda Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University
© Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp)

Publication details
Gymnogongrus paradoxus Suringar 1874: 13, pls 21, 22

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 paradoxa (Suringar) M.S.Calderon & S.M.Boo

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.

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

Nomenclatural notes
1874: 13. pls 8, 9 (INA). - (16 Dec 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: One of Izu Seven Islands in Japan (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 172). Holotype: L 942.69.48 (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 172). Notes: According to Masuda (1987: 47), the Japanese name suggests that the locality was Hachijo Island. However, he did not find it at this location but did find it at Miyake. Japan: Tokyo Prefecture: Hachijo-jima, Izu-shoto (INA).

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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., 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.

Created: 06 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 December 2016 by Wendy Guiry

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Wendy 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 23 September 2018.

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