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Neosiphonia sphaerocarpa (Børgesen) M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polysiphonieae
Genus Neosiphonia

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Neosiphonia sphaerocarpa (Børgesen) M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya, en el mesolitoral rocoso. Detalle de ramas y cistocarpos. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

 

Trachelomonas granulosa var. oblonga Playfair

Neosiphonia sphaerocarpa (Børgesen) M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya, en el mesolitoral rocoso. Detalle de ramas y cistocarpos. Foto: Ángel Moreira.
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Publication details
Neosiphonia sphaerocarpa (Børgesen) M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee 1999: 280

Published in: Kim, M.-S. & Lee, I.K. (1999). Neosiphonia flavimarina gen. et sp. nov. with a taxonomic reassessment of the genus Polysiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 47: 271-281.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Neosiphonia is Neosiphonia flavimarina M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melanothamnus sphaerocarpus (Børgesen) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

Basionym
Polysiphonia sphaerocarpa Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: Store Nordsidebugt (Magens Bay), St. Thomas, Virgin Islands (Børgesen 1918: 271). Type: C? (Huisman 2018: 549). Notes: Isotypes: US, C. (Díaz-Tapia et al., 2017).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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
Abbott, I.A., Fisher, J. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Newly reported and revised marine algae from the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 291-321. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.

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

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

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.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

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.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

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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