Gymnogongrus flabelliformis Harvey 1857
Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda
Hawaii; upper sunlit braches; scale 1 mm - 15 August 2011. J.M. Huisman
Gymnogongrus flabelliformis Harvey 1857: 332
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1857 '1856'). Algae. In: Account of the Botanical specimens. (Gray, A., ed) Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan, performed in the years 1852, 1853 and 1854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy. Volume II - with illustrations. (Anon. Eds), pp. 331-332. Washington: Senate of the Thirty-third Congress, Second Session, Executive Document. House of Representatives.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda.
Type locality: Shimoda Shizuoka Prefecture, central Japan; (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 169) Lectotype: April 1854; TCD; (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 169)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Growing on rocks (Mikami 1965: 184).
Created: 11 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 13 April 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 April 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 October 2023