Ahnfeltiopsis vermicularis (C. ) P.C. &
Ahnfeltiopsis vermicularis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew 1992: 578
Published in: Silva, P.C. & DeCew, T.C. (1992). Ahnfeltiopsis, a new genus in the Phyllophoraceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyceae). Phycologia 31: 576-580.
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.
Sphaerococcus vermicularis C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped, almost cylindrical and bent in places, marked with irregular waves or bent lines (Stearn 1973).
Fucus vermicularis Turner 1815
This is a marine species.
(as Gymnogongrus vermicularis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh)
Hawaiian: Limu ko'ele'ele (Chapman & Chapman 1980).
Created: 19 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 December 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2019.