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Ahnfeltiopsis furcellata (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew

Publication details
Ahnfeltiopsis furcellata (C.Agardh) 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 currently regarded as a synonym of Asterfilopsis furcellata (C.Agardh) M.S.Calderon & S.M.Boo

Basionym
Sphaerococcus furcellatus C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Cresclt in Oceano Pacifico, prope Guanchaco. (Regno Peruviano.)" [near Huanchaco, Peru] (Agardh 1822: 4). Type: Alexander von Humboldt ; BM 000936141 (Calderon & Boo 2016: 547).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), forked; having a small notch at apex (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gymnogongrus furcellatus var. patens J.Agardh 1851

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Calderon, M.S. & Boo, S.M. (2016). Phylogeny of Phyllophoraceae (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales) reveals Asterfilopsis gen. nov. from the Southern Hemisphere. Phycologia 55(5): 543-554.

Key references
Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboraciĆ³n de J.M. Zaixso. pp. [1]-204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.

Lewis, N.I., Avila, M. & Mclachlan, J.L. (1991). Life history of Gymnogongrus furcellatus (C. Ag) J. Ag (Rhodophyta, Phyllophoraceae) from Chile. Botanica Marina 34: 145-152.

Santelices, B., Camus, P. & Hoffmann, A.J. (1989). Ecological studies for harvesting and culturing Gymnogongrus furcellatus (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales) in Central Chile. Journal of Applied Phycology 1: 171-181.

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