Ahnfeltiopsis leptophylla (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew 1992

Besa leptophylla (J.Agardh) M.S.Calderon & K.A.Miller

Current name: Besa leptophylla (J.Agardh) M.S.Calderon & K.A.Miller
Seal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal - 14 June 2003. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Ahnfeltiopsis leptophylla (J.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.

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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Besa leptophylla (J.Agardh) M.S.Calderon & K.A.Miller.

Basionym
Gymnogongrus leptophyllus J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Santa Cruz, California; (Silva 1979: 322) Type: C. L. Anderson; no date; Agardh Herbarium Lund, Sweden; (Dawson 1961: 251)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with slender leaves.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 December 2016

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 December 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 March 2024

 
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