Asterfilopsis furcellata (C. ) M.S. & S.M.
Asterfilopsis furcellata (C.Agardh) M.S.Calderon & S.M.Boo 2016: 547, figs 15-21
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Sphaerococcus furcellatus C.Agardh
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).
Sphaerococcus furcellatus C.Agardh 1822
Gymnogongrus furcellatus (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851
Ahnfeltiopsis furcellata (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew 1992
This is a marine species.
Created: 21 September 2016 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy 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 18 February 2019.