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Ahnfeltiopsis complicata (Kützing) P.C.Silva & DeCew 1992

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Phyllophoraceae
Genus Ahnfeltiopsis


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Ahnfeltiopsis complicata (Kützing) P.C.Silva & DeCew
South Africa. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ahnfeltiopsis complicata (Kützing) P.C.Silva & DeCew
South Africa; radial section of fertile tetrasporangial crust. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Ahnfeltiopsis complicata (Kützing) P.C.Silva & DeCew
South Africa; gametophytes. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Ahnfeltiopsis complicata (Kützing) P.C.Silva & DeCew
Park Rhynie, Rocky Bay, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. 01 Jan 1996. Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA). © Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA).


Gymnogongrus complicatus (Kützing) Papenfuss South Africa
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Publication details
Ahnfeltiopsis complicata (Kützing) P.C.Silva & DeCew 1992: 577

Published in: Silva, P.C. & DeCew, T.C. (1992). Ahnfeltiopsis, a new genus in the Phyllophoraceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyceae). Phycologia 31: 576-580.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ahnfeltiopsis is Ahnfeltiopsis linearis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Chondrus complicatus Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 316).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chondrus complicatus Kützing 1849
Gymnogongrus complicatus (Kützing) Papenfuss 1943

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Halymenia furcellata var. capensis C.Agardh 1822
Halymenia capensis (C.Agardh) Montagne 1841
Gymnophlaea capensis (C.Agardh) Kützing 1847
Chondrus capensis (C.Agardh) Kützing 1849
Gymnogongrus capensis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851
Gymnogongrus vermicularis f. capensis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1876

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Anderson, R.J. & Bolton, J.J. (1990). Reproductive morphology and life histories of southern African Gymnogongrus species (Rhodophyceae, Phyllophoraceae). British Phycological Journal 25: 381-390, 15 figs, 1 table.

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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