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Gymnogongrus smithii W.R.Taylor 1945

Publication details
Gymnogongrus smithii W.R.Taylor 1945: 239, pl. 80: fig. 1

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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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 smithii (W.R.Taylor) K.M.Dreckmann & I.Stout

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: near Black Beach Anchorage, I. Santa María, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 239). Type: W.R. Taylor no. 34-241; 17 January 1934; in the high littoral. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 239). Notes: Type, cystocarpic and spermatangial (Taylor, 1945).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gymnogongrus smithii W.R.Taylor)
South America: Galápagos Islands (Taylor 1945).

Source of current name
Stout, I. & Dreckmann, K.M. (1993). Macroalgas bentónicas de Faro de Bucerías, Michoacán, México. Anales del Instituto de Biologí­a, UNAM (Serie Botánica) 64(1): 1-23, 1 fig.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 January 2021.

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