Ahnfeltia fastigiata (Endlicher) Makienko Ahnfeltiospsis fastigiata, Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia
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Chondrus fastigiatus Endlicher 1843: 39
Published in: Endlicher, S.L. (1843). Mantissa botanica altera. Sistens genera plantarum supplementum tertium. pp. [i-vi], 1-111. Vindobonae [Vienna]: apud Fridericum Beck, Universitatis Bibliopolam.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltia fastigiata (Endlicher) Makienko
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sitka, Alaska, USA Type: LE (Yoshida 1998: 828). Notes: Based on Gigartina fastigiata Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 16 nom. illeg.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Milstein, D. & Saunders, G.W. (2012). DNA barcoding of Canadian Ahnfeltiales (Rhodophyta) reveals a new species - Ahnfeltia borealis sp. nov.. Phycologia 51(3): 247-259.
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
Created: 15 March 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 June 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2019.