Gymnogongrus furcellatus var. japonicus 1896
Gymnogongrus furcellatus var. japonicus Holmes 1896: 256, pl. 11: fig. 2
Published in: Holmes, E.M. (1896). New marine algae from Japan. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 31: 248-260, pls VII-XII.
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 A (Latin), forked; having a small notch at apex (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Enoshima, Japan (Holmes 1896: 256). Type: Saida, no. 34; (Holmes 1896: 256).
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: 15 February 1999 by M.D. 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.