Ahnfeltiopsis pygmaea (J. ) P.C. &
Ahnfeltiopsis pygmaea (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew Panama, Ahnfeltiopsis pygmaea — Branch apex showing multiple apical cells
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Ahnfeltiopsis pygmaea (J.Agardh) 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.
Gymnogongrus pygmaeus J.Agardh
Type locality: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 318). Holotype: LD (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 174).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).
Gymnogongrus pygmaeus J.Agardh 1851
This is a marine species.
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.
N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.
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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 25 September 2018.