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Ahnfeltia borealis D.Milstein & G.W.Saunders

Publication details
Ahnfeltia borealis D.Milstein & G.W.Saunders 2012: 256, figs 17-23

Published in: Milstein, D. & Saunders, G.W. (2012). DNA barcoding of Canadian Ahnfeltiales (Rhodophyta) reveals a new species - Ahnfeltia borealis sp. nov.. Phycologia 51(3): 247-259.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ahnfeltia is Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) Fries.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), north, northern (Stearn 1973).

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

Habitat notes
From low intertidal pools to (predominantly) subtidal depths of 6 m; growing attached on rocks or collected as drift (Milstein & Saunders 2012) - (22 Jun 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cable Head (46º27'46.18"N, 62º36'26.64"W), Prince Edward Island, Canada (Milstein & Saunders 2012: 256). Holotype: figs 17-21: B. Clarkston, K. Dixon & K. Roy; 19 August 2007; (drift). UNB GWS008782 (Milstein & Saunders 2012: 256). Notes: Holotype barcode: BOLD-ABMMC2163-08; GenBank-JN113242.

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Key references
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Created: 22 June 2012 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 28 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Milstein, D. & Saunders, G.W. (2012). DNA barcoding of Canadian Ahnfeltiales (Rhodophyta) reveals a new species - Ahnfeltia borealis sp. nov.. Phycologia 51(3): 247-259.

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M.D. 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 October 2018.

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