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Polysiphonia schneideri B.Stuercke & D.W.Freshwater

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 schneideri B.Stuercke & D.W.Freshwater
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de las ramas y cistocarpo. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

 

Trachelomonas subdenticulata (Playfair) W.Conrad

Polysiphonia schneideri B.Stuercke & D.W.Freshwater recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de las ramas y cistocarpo. Foto: Ángel Moreira.
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Publication details
Polysiphonia schneideri B.Stuercke & D.W.Freshwater 2010: 302, figs 1-11

Published in: Stuerke, B. & Freshwater ,D. W. (2010). Two new species of Polysiphonia (Ceramiales, Florideophyceae) from the western Atlantic. Botanica Marina 53(4): 301-311.

Type species
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.

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

Distributional notes
Cool-temperate through tropical western Atlantic including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea (Stuerck & Freshwater 2010). - (28 Apr 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Delnatte & Wynne (2016) note: "According to Stuerke & Freshwater (2008) collections in the Western Atlantic going under the name Polysiphonia denudata do not correspond to that European-based species. In a later paper, Stuercke & Freshwater (2010) described the new species P. schneideri (with a type locality of Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA) for material that had been previously mis-identified as P. denudata (Rodríguez-Prieto et al. 1999)." - (20 Oct 2016) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Sublittoral (34-36 m depth); lower eulittoral; subtidal on rocks; floating docks; floating catwalk; intertidal mud bank; epiphytic on Udotea occidentalis (Stuercke & Freshwater 2010). - (28 Apr 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA (34º12.069' N, 077º49.120'W) (Stuerke & Freshwater 2010: 302). Holotype (fig. 1): D.F. Kapraun; 30 November 1973; growing on floating dock. MICH [=WNC-8782] (Stuerke & Freshwater 2010: 302). Notes: Holotype: 3 specimens (male, female and tetrasporophyte) mounted on sheet. Isotypes: WNC (WNC-8783).

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Key references
Delnatte, C. & Wynne, M.J. (2016). A revised checklist of marine algae and seagrasses of Martinique, French West Indies. Nova Hedwigia 102(3/4): 415-440, 1 fig.

Diaz-Tapia, P., Kim, M.S., Secilla, A., Bárbara, I. & Cremades, J. (2013). Taxonomic reassessment of Polysiphonia foetidissima (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) and similar species, including P. schneideri, a newly introduced species in Europe. European Journal of Phycology 48(4): 345-362.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Created: 28 April 2011 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 01 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Diaz-Tapia, P., Kim, M.S., Secilla, A., Bárbara, I. & Cremades, J. (2013). Taxonomic reassessment of Polysiphonia foetidissima (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) and similar species, including P. schneideri, a newly introduced species in Europe. European Journal of Phycology 48(4): 345-362.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 October 2018.

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