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Polysiphonia thuyoides Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polysiphonieae
Genus Polysiphonia

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Polysiphonia thuyoides Harvey
Spain, North of Galicia, 2005; TS. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia thuyoides Harvey
Spain, North of Galicia, 2005; TS. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia thuyoides Harvey
Spain, North of Galicia, 2005. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia thuyoides Harvey
Spain, North of Galicia, 2005. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia thuyoides Harvey
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Ártabra, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia thuyoides Harvey
Spain, Galicia, Lugo, Ensenada Coido, 1994, lower intertidal. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Boergeseniella thuyoides (Harvey) Kylin Spain, Galicia, Lugo, Ensenada Coido, 1994, lower intertidal
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Polysiphonia thuyoides Harvey 1836: 205 (as 'P. thuyoides Harv. MSS' )

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1836). Algae. In: Flora hibernica comprising the Flowering Plants Ferns Characeae Musci Hepaticae Lichenes and Algae of Ireland arranged according to the natural system with a synopsis of the genera according to the Linnaean system. (Mackay, J.T. Eds), pp. 157-254. Dublin, London & Edinburgh: William Curry Jun and Company; Simpkin Marshall and Co; Fraser & Co.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Vertebrata thuyoides (Harvey) Kuntze

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Thuja (Neal 1993).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
The original orthography of the species epithet is here retained. - (3 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Milltown Malbay, Co. Clare, Ireland (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 364). Lectotype: 1831; TCD (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 364).

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Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

Key references
Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

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M.D. 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 June 2019.

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