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Polymorpha crispa (Stackhouse) Stackhouse

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Polymorpha

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Polymorpha crispa (Stackhouse) Stackhouse
iridescent algae (Dictyota dichotoma) with Zostera, prés du rocher du Loup, Roscoff, France. 05 Jun 2016. S. Loiseaux-de Goër. © S. Loiseaux-de Goër.

Polymorpha crispa (Stackhouse) Stackhouse
Chondrus crispus, lower intertidal, North of Portugal, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polymorpha crispa (Stackhouse) Stackhouse
Chondrus crispus, cystocarps; lower intertidal, North of Portugal, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polymorpha crispa (Stackhouse) Stackhouse
Chondrus crispus, lower intertidal, North of Portugal, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polymorpha crispa (Stackhouse) Stackhouse
Chondrus crispus, tetrasporangia; lower intertidal, North of Portugal, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polymorpha crispa (Stackhouse) Stackhouse
lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polymorpha crispa (Stackhouse) Stackhouse
lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polymorpha crispa (Stackhouse) Stackhouse
lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polymorpha crispa (Stackhouse) Stackhouse
Silver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland; plants with young an old cystocarps. 06 Apr 2012. M.D.Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Polymorpha crispa (Stackhouse) Stackhouse
Silver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland; cystocarpic plant. 06 Apr 2012. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Nereia tropica (W.R.Taylor) W.R.Taylor

Chondrus crispus Stackhouse Trá an Dóilín, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Polymorpha crispa (Stackhouse) Stackhouse 1809

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: [50]-97.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Polymorpha.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondrus crispus Stackhouse

Basionym
Chondrus crispus Stackhouse

Type information
Type locality: N. Atlantic Ocean (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 898). Holotype: LINN 1274.68 (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 234).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 11 December 2001 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 2173 times since it was created.

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Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2018.

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