Polysiphonia amplacapilli B.Kim & M.S.Kim
Polysiphonia amplacapilli B.Kim & M.S.Kim 2014: 185, fig. 2
Published in: Kim, B. & Kim, M.S. (2014). Three new species of Polysiphonia sensu lato (Rhodophyta) based on the morphology and molecular evidence. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 29(3): 183-195.
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 Kapraunia amplacapilli (B.Kim & M.S.Kim) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Udo Strait, Jeju Island, Korea (33º29'33.98" N, 126º55'29.10" E) (Kim & Kim 2014: 185). Holotype (female gametophyte) : July 5, 2012; subtidal zone. JNUB UD120705-1 (Kim & Kim 2014: 185, 184). Notes: Isotypes: JNUB (UD120705-2 - UD120705-4), NIBR (NI-BRAL0000138757 - NIBRAL0000138759).
Source of current name
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2018 '2019'). A molecular assessment of species diversity and generic boundaries in the red algal tribes Polysiphonieae and Streblocladieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Canada. European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 1-25.
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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 17 June 2019.