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Gymnogongrus fastigiatus Harvey, nom. illeg. 1859

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

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Gymnogongrus fastigiatus Harvey
Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata, Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gymnogongrus fastigiatus Harvey
Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata? Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gymnogongrus fastigiatus Harvey
Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata? Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gymnogongrus fastigiatus Harvey

 

Audouinella humilis (Rosenvinge) Garbary

Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata J.A.Lewis & Womersley Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata, Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia
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Publication details
Gymnogongrus fastigiatus Harvey 1859: 322, nom. illeg.

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1859). Algae. Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross...Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. Monocotyledones and Acotyledones. (Hooker, J.D. Eds) Vol. II, pp. 282-343. London: Lovell Reeve.
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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 Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata J.A.Lewis & Womersley

Basionym
Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata J.A.Lewis & Womersley

Type information
Type locality: (Great) Foresters R., N coast Tasmania (Lewis & Womersley 1994: 265). Lectotype: Gunn; TCD, Herb. Harvey (Lewis & Womersley 1994: 265).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Lewis, J.A. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Phyllophoraceae Nägeli 1847: 248. In: The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Part III A. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 259-270. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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Verified by: 29 March 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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