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Polysiphonia villum J.Agardh

Publication details
Polysiphonia villum J.Agardh 1863: 941

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), tuft of hair; shaggy hair.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia scopulorum var. villum (J.Agardh) Hollenberg 1968

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "ad littus americae tropicae" (Mexico) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 545).

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Key references
Díaz-Tapia, P., Maggs, C.A., Macaya, E.C. & Verbruggen, H. (2018). Widely distributed red algae often represent hidden introductions, complexes of cryptic species or species with strong phylogeographic structure. Journal of Phycology 54(6): 829-839.

Huisman, J.M., Kim, B. & Kim, M.S. (2017). The phylogenetic position of Polysiphonia scopulorum (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) based on molecular analyses and morphological observations of specimens from the type locality in Western Australia. Phytotaxa 324(1): 51-62, 2 figs.

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References
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Ding Lan-ping, Zhong Li-min, Tan Hua-qiang, Huang Bing-xin (2015). A morphological study on marine red algal Polysiphonia scopulorum var. villum. Journal of Tropical Oceanography 34(1): 42-48.

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