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Gymnogongrus japonicus Suringar 1867

Publication details
Gymnogongrus japonicus Suringar 1867: 259, no fig. (as 'Gymnogongrus (Oncotylus) japonicus' )

Published in: Suringar, W.F.R. (1867). Algarum iaponicarum Musei Botanici L.B. index praecursorius. Annales Musei Botanici Lugduno-Batavi 3: 256-259.
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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 Besa japonica (Suringar) A.V.Skriptsova & S.Y.Shibneva

Type information
Type locality: "Iaponia: Textor" [Japan: collected by C.J. Textor] (Index Nominum Algarum). "Lectotype": C.J. Textor; L sheet No 943.85.36 (Shibneva et al. 2020: 76). Notes: The selection of a lectotype is not effective since the words "here designated" are not used. There is no explanation as to why a lectotype is necessary since only one collection is mentioned by Suringar.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Shibneva, S.Y., Skriptsova, A.V., Semenchenko, A.A. & Suzuki, M. (2020 '2021'). Morphological and molecular reassessment of three species of the genus Besa (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) from the Northwest Pacific. European Journal of Phycology 56(1): 72-84, 38 figs, 1 table.

Key references
Makijenko, V. F. [Makienko, V.F.] (1971 '1970'). Species generis Gymnogongrus Mart. ad oram Sovjeticam marium orientis extremis inventae. Novosti Sistematiki Nizshikh Rastenii (Novitates Systematicae Plantarum non Vascularium) 7: 91-99, 6 figs. [in Russian]

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.

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