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Polysiphonia inconspicua Hollenberg, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Polysiphonia inconspicua Hollenberg 1944: 482, nom. illeg.

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1944). An account of the species of Polysiphonia on the Pacific coast of North America. II. Polysiphonia. American Journal of Botany 31: 474-483, 12 figs.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Eutrichosiphonia confusa (Hollenberg) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Polysiphonia inconspicua Reinsch, 1888. - (17 Aug 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: USA: California: Orange Co.: near Corona del Mar (Silva 1996-to date). Holotype: Hollenberg 3285; US 61222 (Savoie & Saunder 2018: 11). Notes: on rocks in middle littoral zone (INA).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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.

Key references
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

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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 25 June 2019.

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