Ahnfeltiopsis leptophylla (J. ) P.C. &
Gymnogongrus leptophyllus J.Agardh Seal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal
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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.
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
Gymnogongrus leptophyllus J.Agardh
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
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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