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Polysiphonia calacantha Harvey

Publication details
Polysiphonia calacantha Harvey 1859: 330

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.
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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 Tolypiocladia glomerulata (C.Agardh) F.Schmitz

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Ryukyu Islands (Masuda et al. 1995: 196, fig. 22). Lectotype: C. Wright; TCD (Masuda et al. 1995: 196, fig. 22). Notes: Syntype localities: "Loo Choo Islands, and Tanegasima, Japan, south of Kiu-siu." (Harvey, 1860: 330).

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Source of current name
Masuda, M., Kudo, T., Kawaguchi, S. & Guiry, M.D. (1995). Lectotypification of some marine red algae described by W. H. Harvey from Japan. Phycological Research 43: 191-202, 34 figs.

Key references
Masuda, M., Kudo, T., Kawaguchi, S. & Guiry, M.D. (1995). Lectotypification of some marine red algae described by W. H. Harvey from Japan. Phycological Research 43: 191-202, 34 figs.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2019.

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