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Ahnfeltiopsis complicata (Kützing) P.C.Silva & DeCew

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

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Ahnfeltiopsis complicata (Kützing) P.C.Silva & DeCew
South Africa. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ahnfeltiopsis complicata (Kützing) P.C.Silva & DeCew
South Africa; radial section of fertile tetrasporangial crust. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Ahnfeltiopsis complicata (Kützing) P.C.Silva & DeCew
South Africa; gametophytes. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Ahnfeltiopsis complicata (Kützing) P.C.Silva & DeCew
Park Rhynie, Rocky Bay, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. 01 Jan 1996. Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA). © Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA).

 

Gymnogongrus complicatus (Kützing) Papenfuss South Africa
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Publication details
Ahnfeltiopsis complicata (Kützing) P.C.Silva & DeCew 1992: 577

Published in: Silva, P.C. & DeCew, T.C. (1992). Ahnfeltiopsis, a new genus in the Phyllophoraceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyceae). Phycologia 31: 576-580.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ahnfeltiopsis is Ahnfeltiopsis linearis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew.

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

Basionym
Chondrus complicatus Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 316).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chondrus complicatus Kützing 1849
Gymnogongrus complicatus (Kützing) Papenfuss 1943

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Halymenia furcellata var. capensis C.Agardh 1822
Gymnogongrus capensis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Anderson, R.J. & Bolton, J.J. (1990). Reproductive morphology and life histories of southern African Gymnogongrus species (Rhodophyceae, Phyllophoraceae). British Phycological Journal 25: 381-390, 15 figs, 1 table.

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2018.

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