Pachymeniopsis gargiuloi S.Y.Kim, Manghisi, Morabito & S.M.
Pachymeniopsis gargiuloi S.Y.Kim, Manghisi, Morabito & S.M.Boo in Kim et al. 2014: 892, fig. 4 (as 'gargiuli' )
Published in: Kim, S.Y., Manghisi, A., Morabito, M., Yang, E.C., Yoon, H.S., Miller, K.A. & Boo, S.M. (2014). Genetic diversity and haplotype distribution of Pachymeniopsis gargiuli sp. nov. and P. lanceolata (Halymeniales, Rhodophyta) in Korea, with notes on their non-native distributions. Journal of Phycology 50(5): 885-896.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pachymeniopsis is Pachymeniopsis lanceolata (K.Okamura) Y.Yamada ex S.Kawabata.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Named for Prof. Gaetano Maurizio Gargiulo, Università di Messina.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
In the formation of the epithet, the authors sought to employ the Latin surname "Gargiulus" for "Gargiulo": "garguli" is the genitive singular of "gargiulus" as "linnaei" is the genitive singular of "linnaeus". However, the Nomenclature Committee of the ICN has rejected this use of "gargiuli" (Kanchi Gandhi pers. comm., October 2017) and the epithet must be formed in the normal by the addition of "i" to "gargiulo". - (20 Oct 2017) -
This is a marine species.
Type locality: off Hoedong (34º25'17.17"N, 126º20'41.23"E), Jindo, Korea (Kim et al. 2014: 892). Holotype: 17 December2012; on rocks in the lower intertidal zone. Herbarium of Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea CNU055670 (Kim et al. 2014: 892). Notes: Isotypes: CNU055671-2 in herbarium of Chungnam National University; CNU055673-4 in Phycological Lab Herbarium of University of Messina, Italy.
Created: 20 November 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 March 2019.