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Besa divaricata (Holmes) M.S.Calderon & S.M.Boo

Publication details
Besa divaricata (Holmes) M.S.Calderon & S.M.Boo in Calderon et al. 2016: 433, figs 20-28

Published in: Calderon, M.S., Miller, K.A., Seo, T.H. & Boo, S.M. (2016). Transfer of selected Ahnfeltiopsis (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) species to the genus Besa and description of Schottera koreana sp. nov.. European Journal of Phycology 51(4): 431-443.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Besa is Besa papillaeformis Setchell.

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

Basionym
Gymnogongrus divaricatus Holmes

Type information
Type locality: Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture, central Japan (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 168). Holotype: March 1894; BM (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 168). Notes: Collector: Saida, no. 61a (Holmes, 1896).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gymnogongrus divaricatus Holmes 1896
Ahnfeltiopsis divaricata (Holmes) Masuda 1993

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 26 September 2018.

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