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Gymnogongrus linearis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

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

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Gymnogongrus linearis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gymnogongrus linearis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gymnogongrus linearis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gymnogongrus linearis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Ecola, Oregon, USA; partially buried in sand; lower intertidal. 12 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gymnogongrus linearis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Endert's Beach, Del Norte County, California, USA; sand scoured areas and shallow pools.. 20 Apr 2007. Courtnay Janiak. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

Gymnogongrus linearis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Endert's Beach, Del Norte County, California, USA; sand scoured areas and shallow pools.. 20 Apr 2007. Courtnay Janiak. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

Gymnogongrus linearis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
False Klamath Cove, Del Norte County, California, USA; sand scoured habitat near ephemeral fresh water seep. 18 Jun 2007. Courtnay Janiak. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

Gymnogongrus linearis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
False Klamath Cove, Del Norte County, California, USA; sand scoured habitat near ephemeral fresh water seep. 18 Jun 2007. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

 

Ahnfeltiopsis linearis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew Endert's Beach, Del Norte County, California, USA; sand scoured areas and shallow pools.
© Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com)

Publication details
Gymnogongrus linearis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851: 325

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 linearis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew

Basionym
Sphaerococcus linearis C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Trinidad, Humboldt Co., California (Silva 1979: 325).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
DeCew, T.C. & West, J.A. (1981). Life histories in the Phyllophoraceae (Rhodophyta: Gigartinales) from the Pacific coast of North America. I. Gymnogongrus linearis and G. leptophyllus. Journal of Phycology 17: 240-250.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 15 December 2016 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

DeCew, T.C. & West, J.A. (1981). Life histories in the Phyllophoraceae (Rhodophyta: Gigartinales) from the Pacific coast of North America. I. Gymnogongrus linearis and G. leptophyllus. Journal of Phycology 17: 240-250.
Markham, J.W. & Newroth, P.R. (1972). Observations on the ecology of Gymnogongrus linearis and related species. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 7: 127-130.

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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 16 November 2018.

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