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Polysiphonia clavigera Kützing

Publication details
Polysiphonia clavigera Kützing 1849: 831

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [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 Carradoriella elongata (Hudson) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), One who carries a club; a club bearer..

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

Nomenclatural notes
1843: 429 (INA). - (5 Mar 2019) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Venedig (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Mai 1835; (Silva 1996-to date

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.

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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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