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Gymnogongrus chiton (M.Howe) P.C.Silva & DeCew

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Phyllophoraceae
Genus Gymnogongrus

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Gymnogongrus chiton (M.Howe) P.C.Silva & DeCew
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gymnogongrus chiton (M.Howe) P.C.Silva & DeCew
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Gymnogongrus chiton (M.Howe) P.C.Silva & DeCew Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Gymnogongrus chiton (M.Howe) P.C.Silva & DeCew in P.C.Silva 1979: 322

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1979). The benthic algal flora of central San Francisco Bay. In: San Francisco Bay: the Urbanized Estuary. (Conomos, T.J. Eds), pp. 287-345. San Francisco: Pacific Division, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gymnogongrus is Gymnogongrus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Martius.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Fredericqia chiton (M.Howe) Maggs, L.Le Gall, Mineur, Provan & G.W. Saunders

Basionym
Actinococcus chiton M.Howe

Type information
Holotype locality: San Pedro [Los Angeles County], California (Howe 1914: 115, adnot.). Holotype: Oct., 1907; NY? Notes: Silva (1979: 322) mentioned a type locality of "Duxbury Reef, Marin Co., California".

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Maggs, C.A., Le Gall, L., Mineur, F., Provan, J. & Saunders, G.W. (2013). Fredericqia deveauniensis, gen. et sp. nov. (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta), a new cryptogenic species. Cryptogamie Algologie 34: 273-296.

Key references
McCandless, E.L. & Vollmer, C.M. (1984). The nemathecium of Gymnogongrus chiton (Rhodophyceae, Gigartinales): immunochemical evidence of meiosis. Phycologia 23: 119-123, 6 figs.

Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 March 2017 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

McCandless, E.L. & Vollmer, C.M. (1984). The nemathecium of Gymnogongrus chiton (Rhodophyceae, Gigartinales): immunochemical evidence of meiosis. Phycologia 23: 119-123, 6 figs.

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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 September 2018.

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