Polysiphonia kapraunii B.Stuercke & D.W.Freshwater
Polysiphonia kapraunii B.Stuercke & D.W.Freshwater 2010: 305, figs 13-23
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.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
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Currently, verified only from North Carolina although the species is likely distributed more widely in the warm- and cool-temperate western Atlantic (Stuercke & Freshwater 2010). - (28 Apr 2011) - Wendy Guiry
Subtidal on rocks (Stuercke & Freshwater 2010). - (28 Apr 2011) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: Masonboro Inlet south jetty, New Hanover Co., North Carolina, USA (34º10.949' N, 077º48. 836' W) (Stuerke & Freshwater 2010: 305). Holotype (fig. 13): D.F. Kapraun, D.W. Freshwate and B. Stuercke; 4 May 2005; growing on rock. MICH [=WNC2010-016] (Stuerke & Freshwater 2010: 305). Notes: Holotype: three specimens (male, female and tetrasporophyte) mounted on sheet. Isotypes: MICH [= WNC2010-017] and WNC (WNC2010-018 to WNC2010-020); WNC2005-2081 to WNC2005-2092, sealed Karo slides.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia kapraunii B.Stuercke & D.W.Freshwater)
North America: North Carolina (NC) (Stuerke & Freshwater 2010).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
Created: 28 April 2011 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 28 April 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 22 July 2019.