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Gymnogongrus comosus Kützing 1869

Publication details
Gymnogongrus comosus Kützing 1869: 25, pl. 67: figs a, b

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1869). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XIX pp. i-iv, 1-36, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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 Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) E.M.Fries

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with tufts of leaves or hairs.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Maggs, C.A., McLachlan, J.L. & Saunders, G.W. (1989). Infrageneric taxonomy of Ahnfeltia (Ahnfeltiales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 25(2): 351-368.

Key references
Pujals, C. (1963). Catálogo de Rhodophyta citadas para la Argentina. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia", Ciencias Botánicas 3(1): 1-139, no figs.

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