Ahnfeltiopsis paradoxa ( )
Ahnfeltiopsis paradoxa (Suringar) 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.
Gymnogongrus paradoxus Suringar
Type locality: One of Izu Seven Islands in Japan (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 172). Holotype: L 942.69.48 (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 172). Notes: According to Masuda (1987: 47), the Japanese name suggests that the locality was Hachijo Island. However, he did not find it at this location but did find it at Miyake. Japan: Tokyo Prefecture: Hachijo-jima, Izu-shoto (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.
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: 16 December 2016 by Wendy Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 2534 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Masuda, M., Shimizu, T. & Kogame, K. (1997). The life history of Ahnfeltiopsis paradoxa (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) in laboratory culture. Phycological Research 45: 197-206.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=4465
Cite this record as:
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 24 September 2018.