Polysiphonia beltoniorum Huisman King and Conway Islands, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman
Polysiphonia beltoniorum Huisman 2018: 562, fig. 166 A–E; pl. 16 B
Published in: Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
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.
"Named for Gareth and Rainbo Belton (neé Dixon), collectors of many of the specimens cited in this book, including the type of this species."
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Montgomery Reef, Kimberley, W.A., 15°56.658'S, 124°16.002'E" (Huisman 2018: 562). Holotype: R.R.M.Dixon; 22 Oct. 2009; back reef on rock, intertidal. PERTH 08820244 (Huisman 2018: 562).
Created: 11 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 April 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 19 June 2019.