Polysiphonia anomala Hollenberg 1968: 59, fig. 1A-C
Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1968). An account of the species of Polysiphonia of the central and western tropical Pacific Ocean. I. Oligosiphonia. Pacific Science 22: 56-98, 43 figs.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), unusual.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Amen Island, Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands (Mamoozadeh & Freshwater 2011: 283). Holotype: G.J. Hollenberg; 7 July 1948; US 48521 (slide no US-1100) (Mamoozadeh & Freshwater 2011: 283).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia anomala Hollenberg)
North America: Florida (FL) (Mamoozadeh & Freshwater 2011).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
Pacific Islands: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Hawaiian Islands (HI) (Abbott 1999), Jarvis I. & Kingman Reef (Tsuda & Fisher 2012), Marshall Islands (Mamoozadeh & Freshwater 2011).
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Mamoozadeh, N.R. & Freshwater, D.W. (2011). Taxonomic notes on Caribbean Neosiphonia and Polysiphonia (Ceramiales, Florideophyceae): five species from Florida, USA and Mexico. Botanica Marina 54(3): 269-292.
Created: 26 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 July 2011 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 July 2019.