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Polysiphonia flexella (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Publication details
Polysiphonia flexella (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842: 140

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
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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.

Basionym
Hutchinsia flexella C.Agardh

Type information
In mari Atlantico ad Gades unde misit Cabrera (Cádiz, Spain) [Gallardo et al. 2016]

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Hutchinsia flexella C.Agardh 1828

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Dasya acanthophora Montagne 1841
Polysiphonia acanthotricha Kützing 1847

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia flexella (C.Agardh) J.Agardh)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Balearic Islands (Rodríguez y Femenías 1889, Ribera Siguán & Gómez Garreta 1984, Cremades 1989, Ballesteros 1992, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), France (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Anon. 2017), Italy (Giaccone 1969, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Sardinia (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Spain (Gallardo et al. 1985, Soto & Conde 1989, Conde et al. 1996, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Gil-Rodríguez & Afonso-Carrillo 1980, Viera-Rodriguez et al. 1987, Ballesteros, Sansón, Reyes, Afonso-Carrillo & Gil-Rodríguez 1992, Lawson et al. 1995, Haroun et al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John et al. 2004, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Madeira (Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001, John et al. 2004), Salvage Islands (Audiffred & Weisscher 1984, Parente et al. 2000, John et al. 2004).

Africa: Algeria (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Tunisia (Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001).

(as Polysiphonia acanthotricha Kützing)
Europe: Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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