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Polysiphonia breviarticulata (C.Agardh) Zanardini

Publication details
Polysiphonia breviarticulata (C.Agardh) Zanardini 1840: 203

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1840). Sopra le alghe del mare Adriatico. Lettera seconda di Giovanni Zanardini, medico fisico in Venezia, alla Direzione della Biblioteca Italiana. Biblioteca Italiana Ossia Giornale di Letteratura Scienze ed Arti 99: 195-229.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Hutchinsia breviarticulata C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Adriatic Sea (Stuercke & Freshwater 2008: 556).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Hutchinsia breviarticulata C.Agardh 1824

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia chrysoderma Kützing 1849
Polysiphonia physartra Kützing 1849

Distributional notes
Schneider & Searles (1991: 463) notes: “A planktonic bloom of this species was observed during the spring and summer of 1988, with large quantities washing ashore and into the sounds between Cape Lookout [North Carolina, U.S.A.] and Myrtle Beach [South Carolina, U.S.A.].” Kapraun & Searles noted that the bloom coincided with unseasonably cool surface water temperatures in the area which remained below normal into June.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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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