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Polysiphonia senticulosa Harvey

Publication details
Polysiphonia senticulosa Harvey 1862: 169

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1862). Notice of a collection of algae made on the northwest coast of North America, chiefly at Vancouver Island, by David Lyall, Esq., M.D., R.N., in the years 1859-1861. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society. Botany 6: 157-177.
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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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Orcasia senticulosa (Harvey) Kylin 1941

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia pungens Hollenberg 1942

Distributional notes
An introduced species found in the Netherlands in 1993, now regularly found in the estern half of the Oosterschelde. Probably introduced from the North Pacific (Stegenga et al., 1997).

Probable adventive species found on southern Australian coast (Womersley 2003: 500). - (19 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Orcas Island, Dr. Lyall." [Orcas Island, Washington, U.S.A.] (Harvey 1862: 169). Holotype: Lyall; BM (Womersley 2003: 180). Notes: Type in BM-K (Yoshida 1998: 1071).

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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.

Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 4. Rhodophyta: Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: 18 genera including Herposiphonia. pp. [1-6], 1-178, figs 1-102. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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References
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Kudo, T. & Masuda, M. (1988). Taxonomic notes on Polysiphonia senticulosa Harvey and P. pungens Hollenberg (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 36: 138-142.
Nelson, W.A. & Maggs, C.A. (1996). Records of adventive marine algae in New Zealand: Antithamnionella ternifolia, Polysiphonia senticulosa (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) and Striaria attenuata (Dictyosiphonales, Phaeophyta). New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 30: 449-453, 4 figs.

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