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

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Asterfilopsis is Asterfilopsis centralis M.S.Calderon & S.M.Boo.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus furcellatus C.Agardh 1822
Gymnogongrus furcellatus (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851
Ahnfeltiopsis furcellata (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew 1992

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Wendy 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 21 November 2018.

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