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Polysiphonia arctica J.Agardh

Publication details
Polysiphonia arctica J.Agardh 1863: 1034

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
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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 Savoiea arctica (J.Agardh) M.J.Wynne

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Spetsbergen (Silva 1996-to date). Type: "Vahl & Exp. Torell"; (Silva 1996-to date

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Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2018). The status of Polyostea Ruprecht (1850) and the proposal of Savoiea gen. nov. (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Notulae Algarum 69: 1-4.

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

Wynne, M.J. (1985). Records and notes on Alaskan marine algae. I. Contributions to Natural Science (British Columbia Provincial Museum) No. 2: [1-3].

Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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