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Polysiphonia bajacali Hollenberg

Publication details
Polysiphonia bajacali Hollenberg 1961: 347, pl. 1: figs 1, 2

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1961). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico, Part 5: The genus Polysiphonia. Pacific Naturalist 2: 345-375, 7 plates.

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 Melanothamnus bajacali (Hollenberg) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

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

Nomenclatural notes
in Hollenberg & Dawson 1961: 347, pl. 1: figs 1, 2 (INA). - (12 Jul 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: at extreme south tip of Isla Guadelupe, Baja California, Mexico (Silva 1996-to date). Type: EYD 8337; 18.xii. 1949; outer reef pools . HB. AHFH Notes: Isotype: US-42350, 18 Dec. 1949, E.Y. Dawson (Mamoozadeh & Freshwater 2011: 276).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

Key references
Mamoozadeh, N.R. & Freshwater, D.W. (2011). Taxonomic notes on Caribbean Neosiphonia and Polysiphonia (Ceramiales, Florideophyceae): five species from Florida, USA and Mexico. Botanica Marina 54(3): 269-292.

Created: 03 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 June 2019.

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