Ahnfeltia fastigiata ( )
Ahnfeltia fastigiata (Endlicher) Makienko Ahnfeltiospsis fastigiata, Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia; sunken cystocarps
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Ahnfeltia fastigiata (Endlicher) Makienko 1970: 1086
Published in: Makienko, V.F. (1970). K sistematike vidov Ahnfeltia Fries iz dal'nevostochnykh morej SSSR. Botanicheskij Zhurnal SSSR 55: 1077-1087, 3 figs, 2 tables, 2 plates.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Chondrus fastigiatus Endlicher
Type locality: Sitka, Alaska, USA Type: LE (Yoshida 1998: 828). Notes: Based on Gigartina fastigiata Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 16 nom. illeg.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).
Chondrus fastigiatus Endlicher 1843
Gigartina fastigiata Postels & Ruprecht 1840
Intertidal zone (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009). - (10 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry
From low to mid (rarely upper) intertidal pools or in the exposed low intertidal to subtidal depths of 8 m, growing attached to rocks and commonly associated with sandy habitats (Milstein & Saunders 2012). - (22 Jun 2012) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of marine algae of Kamchatka and surrounding areas. Vol. 2. Red seaweeds]. pp. 1-301. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]
Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.
Milstein, D. & Saunders, G.W. (2012). DNA barcoding of Canadian Ahnfeltiales (Rhodophyta) reveals a new species - Ahnfeltia borealis sp. nov.. Phycologia 51(3): 247-259.
Withall, R.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2007 '2006'). Combining small and large subunit ribosomal DNA genes to resolve relationships among orders of the Rhodymeniophycidae (Rhodophyta): recognition of the Acrosymphytales ord. nov. and Sebdeniales ord. nov. European Journal of Phycology 41: 379-394.
Created: 25 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 June 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Lawson, C.J., Rees, D.A., Stancioff, D.J. & Stanley, N.F. (1973). Carrageenans Part VIII. Repeating structures of galactan sulphates from Furcellaria fastigiata, Gigartina canaliculata, G. chamissoi, G. atropurpurea, Ahnfeltia durvillaei, Gymnogongrus furcellatus, Eucheuma cottonii, E. spinosum, E. isiforme, E. uncinatum, Aghardiella tenera, Pachymenia hymantophora, and Gloiopeltis cervicornis. J Chem Soc : 2177-2182.
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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 19 December 2018.