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Gymnogongrus vermicularis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Publication details
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, [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 Ahnfeltiopsis vermicularis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew

Basionym
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).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Taylor (1945) cites this species as Gymnogongrus vermicularis J. Agardh.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Gymnogongrus vermicularis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh)
Hawaiian: Limu ko'ele'ele (Chapman & Chapman 1980).

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Key references
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.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 December 2018.

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