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Ahnfeltiopsis leptophylla (J.Agardh) 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 leptophylla (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Ahnfeltiopsis leptophylla (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew
Seal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal. 14 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Gymnogongrus leptophyllus J.Agardh Seal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Ahnfeltiopsis leptophylla (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.

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 Besa leptophylla (J.Agardh) M.S.Calderon & K.A.Miller

Basionym
Gymnogongrus leptophyllus J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Santa Cruz, California (Silva 1979: 322). Type: C. L. Anderson; no date; Agardh Herbarium Lund, Sweden (Dawson 1961: 251).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with slender leaves.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Calderon, M.S., Miller, K.A., Seo, T.H. & Boo, S.M. (2016). Transfer of selected Ahnfeltiopsis (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) species to the genus Besa and description of Schottera koreana sp. nov.. European Journal of Phycology 51(4): 431-443.

Key references
DeCew, T.C. & West, J.A. (1981). Life histories in the Phyllophoraceae (Rhodophyta: Gigartinales) from the Pacific coast of North America. I. Gymnogongrus linearis and G. leptophyllus. Journal of Phycology 17: 240-250.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.

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