Gymnogongrus paradoxus 1874
Gymnogongrus paradoxus Suringar 1874: 13, pls 21, 22
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Besa paradoxa (Suringar) M.S.Calderon & S.M.Boo
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
1874: 13. pls 8, 9 (INA). - (16 Dec 2016) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: One of Izu Seven Islands in Japan (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 172). Holotype: L 942.69.48 (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 172). Notes: According to Masuda (1987: 47), the Japanese name suggests that the locality was Hachijo Island. However, he did not find it at this location but did find it at Miyake. Japan: Tokyo Prefecture: Hachijo-jima, Izu-shoto (INA).
Source of current name
Calderon, M.S., Miller, K.A., Seo, T.H. & Boo, S.M. (2016). Transfer of selected Ahnfeltiopsis (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) species to the genus Besa and description of Schottera koreana sp. nov.. European Journal of Phycology 51(4): 431-443.
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.
Created: 06 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 December 2016 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2020.