Ahnfeltiopsis gracilis ( )
Ahnfeltiopsis gracilis (Yamada) Masuda 1993: 2
Published in: Masuda, M. (1993). Ahnfeltiopsis (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) in the western Pacific. Japanese Journal of Phycology 41: 1-6, 6 figs.
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.
Besa gracilis Yamada
Type locality: Enoshima, Kanagawa Prefecture, central Japan (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 170). Holotype: Y. Yamada; October 1923; SAP 9798 (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 170).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Masuda, M., Zhang, J.F. & Xia, B.M. (1994). Ahnfeltiopsis from the western Pacific: key, description and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 159-183.
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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 22 September 2018.