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

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

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

Ahnfeltiopsis linearis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew
Ecola, Oregon, USA; partially buried in sand; lower intertidal. 12 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ahnfeltiopsis linearis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew
Endert's Beach, Del Norte County, California, USA; sand scoured areas and shallow pools.. 20 Apr 2007. Courtnay Janiak. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

Ahnfeltiopsis linearis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew
Endert's Beach, Del Norte County, California, USA; sand scoured areas and shallow pools.. 20 Apr 2007. Courtnay Janiak. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

Ahnfeltiopsis linearis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew
False Klamath Cove, Del Norte County, California, USA; sand scoured habitat near ephemeral fresh water seep. 18 Jun 2007. Courtnay Janiak. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

Ahnfeltiopsis linearis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew
False Klamath Cove, Del Norte County, California, USA; sand scoured habitat near ephemeral fresh water seep. 18 Jun 2007. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

 

Ahnfeltiopsis linearis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew Ecola, Oregon, USA; partially buried in sand; lower intertidal
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Ahnfeltiopsis linearis (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
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ahnfeltiopsis.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Sphaerococcus linearis C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Trinidad, Humboldt Co., California (Silva 1979: 325).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus linearis Turner 1815

Habitat notes
low and mid intertidal; sand; epilithic (Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (5 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 December 2018.

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