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

Publication details
Ahnfeltiopsis vermicularis (C.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.

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
Sphaerococcus vermicularis C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped, almost cylindrical and bent in places, marked with irregular waves or bent lines (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus vermicularis C.Agardh 1817
Gymnogongrus vermicularis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus vermicularis Turner 1815

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Gymnogongrus vermicularis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh)
Hawaiian: Limu ko'ele'ele (Chapman & Chapman 1980).

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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 20 September 2018.

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