Gymnogongrus flabelliformis Harvey 1857

Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda

Current name: Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda
Hawaii; upper sunlit braches; scale 1 mm - 15 August 2011. J.M. Huisman

Publication Details
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.

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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 Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda.

Type Information
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).

General Environment
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.; searched on 03 October 2023

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