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Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda

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 flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 27 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 27 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda
1. Habit, branching pattern. 2. The upper portion of branches with cystocarps. 3. On cement blocks in the lower intertidal (Nhatrang City, Vietnam).. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda
Hawaii; scale 20 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda
Hawaii; section; scale 200 µm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda
Hawaii; upper sunlit braches; scale 1 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda
A0-di, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 4. 22. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).


Roschera calodictyon (Harvey ex Kützing) Weber Bosse

Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda Hawaii; upper sunlit braches; scale 1 mm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda 1993: 2

Published in: Masuda, M. (1993). Ahnfeltiopsis (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) in the western Pacific. Japanese Journal of Phycology 41: 1-6, 6 figs.

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.

Gymnogongrus flabelliformis Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Shimoda Shizuoka Prefecture, central Japan (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 169). Lectotype: April 1854; TCD (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 169).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gymnogongrus flabelliformis Harvey 1857

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gymnogongrus japonicus Suringar 1867
Gymnogongrus japonicus f. ahnfeltioides Makienko 1970

Distributional notes
This species was introduced accidentally, probably via oysters from Japan, into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 187), being first found in the Etang de Thau (France) in 1994. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Gymnogongrus flabelliformis Harvey)
Japanese: Okitsu-nori (Chapman & Chapman 1980).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gymnogongrus flabelliformis Harvey)
South America: Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Peru (Acleto 1973, Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Xu & Gao 2016), Japan (Mikami 1965, Segawa 1981), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Calderon et al. 2016), Russia (Far East) (Perestenko 1980, Kloczcova 1996), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Shao 2003-2014).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987), Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

(as Gymnogongrus japonicus Suringar)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

South-east Asia: Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969).

(as Gymnogongrus japonicus f. ahnfeltioides Makienko)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis (Harvey) Masuda)
Europe: France (Verlaque 2001, Cormaci et al. 2004 , Anon. 2017).

Asia: China (Xia & Zhang 1999, Liu 2008, Tseng 2009, Wang 2012), China (Hainan Island) (Titlyanova, Titlyanov & Kalita 2014, Titlyanov et al. 2015, Titlyanov et al. 2016), Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015, Titlyanov et al. 2019), Korea (Lee & Kang 2001, Lee 2008), Russia (Kozhenkova 2009), Russia (Far East) (Perestenko 1994, Selina et al. 2015), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016), Taiwan (Huang 2000, Shao 2003-2014, Anon. 2012, Anon. 2012).

South-east Asia: Myanmar (Burma) (Myo Min Tun & Soe-Htun 2014), Philippines (Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014), Vietnam (Tsutsui et al. 2005, Titlyanov et al. 2011, Titlyanov & Titlyanov 2012, Nguyen et al. 2013, Titlyanov, Titlyanova & Belous 2015).

Pacific Islands: Hawaiian Islands (HI) (Abbott 1999, Huisman, Abbott & Smith 2007).

Key references
Belous O.C., Titlyanova, T.B. & Titlyanov E.A. (2013). [Marine plants of Trinity Bay and adjacent waters (Peter the Great Bay, Sea of Japan)]. pp. [1]-263. Vladivostok: Dal'nauka. [in Russian]

Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Masuda, M., Zhang, J.F. & Xia, B.M. (1994). Ahnfeltiopsis from the western Pacific: key, description and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 159-183.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanov, T.V. (2012). Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. pp. [1]-376, many col. photographs. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. [1]-362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.

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