Gymnogongrus vermicularis (C. ) J.
Gymnogongrus vermicularis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851: 323-324
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, -336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltiopsis vermicularis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew
Sphaerococcus vermicularis C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped, almost cylindrical and bent in places, marked with irregular waves or bent lines (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Taylor (1945) cites this species as Gymnogongrus vermicularis J. Agardh.
This is a marine species.
(as Gymnogongrus vermicularis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh)
Hawaiian: Limu ko'ele'ele (Chapman & Chapman 1980).
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.
Created: 25 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 October 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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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.