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Melanothamnus gorgoniae (Harvey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

Publication details
Melanothamnus gorgoniae (Harvey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs in Díaz-Tapia et al. 2017: 7

Published in: 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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melanothamnus is Melanothamnus somalensis Bornet & Falkenberg.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Polysiphonia gorgoniae Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Key West, Florida, U.S.A. (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 541). Type: Harvey (25); Blodgett (40); TCD (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Syntypes: TCD 12801-4, NY 900637-8 (Díaz-Tapia, 2017: table 4).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia gorgoniae Harvey 1853
Neosiphonia gorgoniae (Harvey) S.M.Guimarães & M.T.Fujii 2004

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 July 2019.

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