Ahnfeltiopsis okamurae P.C. &
Ahnfeltiopsis okamurae P.C.Silva & DeCew 1992: 578
Published in: Silva, P.C. & DeCew, T.C. (1992). Ahnfeltiopsis, a new genus in the Phyllophoraceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyceae). Phycologia 31: 576-580.
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.
Named for Kintaro Okamura (1867-1935), Japanese phycologist.
Ahnfeltia furcellata Okamura 1933
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Kajika, Owase, Mie Prefecture, central Japan (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 170). Lectotype: 12 February 1933; Okamura Herbarium in SAP (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 170). Notes: Masuda et al. (1994: 171,172) note that in establishing Ahnfeltia furcellata (=Ahnfeltiopsis okamurae), Okamura (1934) did not designate the holotype specimen. A herbarium sheet including the specimen shown in his illustration (Okamura 1934, pl. 310, fig. 6) is deposited in his herbarium in SAP; this sheet is designated as the lectotype specimen.
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.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 March 2019.