Ahnfeltiopsis catenata ( )
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.
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
Gymnogongrus catenatus Yendo
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).
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.
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.
Created: 26 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 December 2016 by Wendy Guiry
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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 18 November 2018.