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Gymnogongrus torreyi (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851

Publication details
Gymnogongrus torreyi (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851: 319

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, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Sphaerococcus torreyi C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Ad New York, unde misit Torrey (Agardh 1822: 254).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus torreyi C.Agardh 1822
Chondrus torreyi (C.Agardh) Greville 1830

Taxonomic notes
Considered a probable synonym of Ahnfeltia plicata by Taylor (1957) - (17 Mar 2011) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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.

Taylor, W.R. (1957). Marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-509, 60 pls. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.

Created: 17 March 2011 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Setchell, W.A. (1905). Gymnogongrus torreyi (Ag.) J. Ag.. Rhodora 7: 136-138.

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