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Ahnfeltiopsis catenata (Yendo) Masuda

Publication details
Ahnfeltiopsis catenata (Yendo) Masuda 1993: 2

Published in: Masuda, M. (1993). Ahnfeltiopsis (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) in the western Pacific. Japanese Journal of Phycology 41: 1-6, 6 figs.

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 catenata (Yendo) M.S.Calderon & S.M. Boo

Basionym
Gymnogongrus catenatus Yendo

Type information
Type locality: Ijika, Mie Prefecture (Masuda 1987: 61, fig. 14 ). Lectotype (cystocarpic): Yendo; 22 March 1894; TI (Masuda 1987: 61, fig. 14).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chained, chain-like (Stearn 1973).

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
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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