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Polysiphonia olneyi Harvey

Publication details
Polysiphonia olneyi Harvey 1851: 40, pl. 17B

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1851). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North America. Part I. Melanospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 3(4): 1-150, pls I-XII.
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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 Neosiphonia harveyi var. olneyi (Harvey) A.C.Mathieson & Dawes

Eponomy
Named for Stephen Thayer Olney (1812-1878), Rhode Island businessman and phycologist.

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

General environment
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
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

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