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Besa leptophylla (J.Agardh) M.S.Calderon & K.A.Miller

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Phyllophoraceae
Genus Besa

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Besa leptophylla (J.Agardh) M.S.Calderon & K.A.Miller
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Besa leptophylla (J.Agardh) M.S.Calderon & K.A.Miller
Seal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal. 14 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Gymnogongrus leptophyllus J.Agardh Seal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Besa leptophylla (J.Agardh) M.S.Calderon & K.A.Miller in Calderon et al. 2016: 433-435, figs 29-37

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 leptophyllus J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Santa Cruz, California (Silva 1979: 322). Type: C. L. Anderson; no date; Agardh Herbarium Lund, Sweden (Dawson 1961: 251).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with slender leaves.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gymnogongrus leptophyllus J.Agardh 1876
Ahnfeltiopsis leptophylla (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew 1992

Habitat notes
Growing on rocks subjected to sand abrasion and on tidal platforms in the intertidal zone (Calderon et al., 2016). - (15 Dec 2016) - Wendy Guiry

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 15 October 2018.

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