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Polysiphonia caspica Kützing

Publication details
Polysiphonia caspica Kützing 1843: 430

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 Polysiphonia ornata J.Agardh

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

Nomenclatural notes
Küztzing (1849: 832) rendered the epithet as "caspia"; it seems reasonable to regard this as a lapsus rather than a deliberate change; the descriptions are identical (G. Furnari, pers. comm.). - (17 Mar 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

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