Gymnogongrus pygmaeus J. 1851
Ahnfeltiopsis pygmaea (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew Panama, Ahnfeltiopsis pygmaea — Transverse section of branch showing distinct radially arranged cortex and densely packed medulla
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Gymnogongrus pygmaeus J.Agardh 1851: 317-318
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, -336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltiopsis pygmaea (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 318). Holotype: LD (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 174).
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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 November 2020.