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Acanthosiphonia echinata (Harvey) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders

Publication details
Acanthosiphonia echinata (Harvey) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders 2019: 9

Published in: 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.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Acanthosiphonia.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.


Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prickly.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia echinata Harvey 1853
Polysiphonia fracta Harvey 1853
Neosiphonia echinata (Harvey) N.Mamoozadeh & D.W.Freshwater 2011

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 July 2019.

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