Gymnogongrus divaricatus Holmes 1896: 255, pl. 8: figs 3a, 3b
Published in: Holmes, E.M. (1896). New marine algae from Japan. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 31: 248-260, pls VII-XII.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Besa divaricata (Holmes) M.S.Calderon & S.M.Boo
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
Source of current name
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.
Masuda, M., Zhang, J.F. & Xia, B.M. (1994). Ahnfeltiopsis from the western Pacific: key, description and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 159-183.
Created: 26 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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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 24 September 2018.