Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Rhodophyta > Subdivision Eurhodophytina > Class Florideophyceae > Subclass Ahnfeltiophycidae > Order Ahnfeltiales > Family Ahnfeltiaceae > Genus Ahnfeltia

Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) E.M.Fries, 1836

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AhnfeltiaFries, 1836accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): sjøris sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: horntang sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: ijzerdraadwier sources: Coppejans, E. (1998). Flora van de Noord-Franse en Belgische zeewieren [Marine algae of northern France and Belgium]. Nationale Plantentuin van België: Meise, Belgium. ISBN 90-72619-41-2. 462 pp.
 German: Faltentang sources: Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee
 Norwegian: sjøris sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: sjøris
 Norwegian Nynorsk: sjøris
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): sjøris sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: anfeltka złożona sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: havsris


basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Check list of Antarctic and Subantarctic Seaweeds by Wiencke C & Clayton MN, 2002.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

Sears, J.R. (ed.). 1998. NEAS keys to the benthic marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America from Long Island Sound to the Strait of Belle Isle. Northeast Algal Society. 163 p.

additional source

South, G. R. and I. Tittley. 1986. A checklist and distributional index of the benthic marine algae of the North Atlantic Ocean. Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. 76 p.

additional source


additional source

ITIS database




Published in AlgaeBase

External Links

Marine Life Information Network - UK
Barcode of Life (104 barcodes)
GenBank (129 nucleotides; 101 proteins)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (138 publications)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) E.M.Fries, 1836. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:144422




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