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Gymnogongrus furcellatus (C.Agardh) J.Agardh, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Gymnogongrus furcellatus (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851: 318, nom. illeg.

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 Asterfilopsis furcellata (C.Agardh) M.S.Calderon & S.M.Boo

Basionym
Sphaerococcus furcellatus C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Cresclt in Oceano Pacifico, prope Guanchaco. (Regno Peruviano.)" [near Huanchaco, Peru] (Agardh 1822: 4). Type: Alexander von Humboldt ; BM 000936141 (Calderon & Boo 2016: 547).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), forked; having a small notch at apex (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Gymnogongrus furcellatus Kützing, 1849. - (5 Dec 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Calderon, M.S. & Boo, S.M. (2016). Phylogeny of Phyllophoraceae (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales) reveals Asterfilopsis gen. nov. from the Southern Hemisphere. Phycologia 55(5): 543-554.

Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Howe, M.A. (1914). The marine algae of Peru. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 15: 1-185, 44 figs, 66 plates.

Created: 25 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Lawson, C.J., Rees, D.A., Stancioff, D.J. & Stanley, N.F. (1973). Carrageenans Part VIII. Repeating structures of galactan sulphates from Furcellaria fastigiata, Gigartina canaliculata, G. chamissoi, G. atropurpurea, Ahnfeltia durvillaei, Gymnogongrus furcellatus, Eucheuma cottonii, E. spinosum, E. isiforme, E. uncinatum, Aghardiella tenera, Pachymenia hymantophora, and Gloiopeltis cervicornis. J Chem Soc : 2177-2182.
Lewis, N.I., Avila, M. & Mclachlan, J.L. (1991). Life history of Gymnogongrus furcellatus (C. Ag) J. Ag (Rhodophyta, Phyllophoraceae) from Chile. Botanica Marina 34: 145-152.
Santelices, B., Camus, P. & Hoffmann, A.J. (1989). Ecological studies for harvesting and culturing Gymnogongrus furcellatus (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales) in Central Chile. Journal of Applied Phycology 1: 171-181.

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M.D. 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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