Polysiphonia tenuis (C. ) E.M.
Polysiphonia tenuis (C.Agardh) E.M.Fries 1836: 314
Published in: Fries, E.M. (1836). Corpus florarum provincialium Sueciae. I. Floram scanicam. pp. 193-346. Upsaliae [Uppsala]: excudebant Regiae Acad. Typographi.
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 Leptosiphonia fibrillosa (Agardh) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders
Hutchinsia tenuis C.Agardh
Type locality: in Freto Sundico ut ad Lomma, in mari Baltico ut ad Delarön (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 26 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 March 2019 by Wendy Guiry
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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 24 June 2019.