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Polysiphonia saccorhiza (Collins & Hervey) Hollenberg 1968

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


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Polysiphonia saccorhiza (Collins & Hervey) Hollenberg
Kangaroo Island, South Australia. 20 Oct 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).


Rhodogorgon carriebowensis J.N.Norris & Bucher

Lophosiphonia sacchorhiza Collins & Hervey Kangaroo Island, South Australia
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Publication details
Polysiphonia saccorhiza (Collins & Hervey) Hollenberg 1968: 76, fig. 4C-D

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1968). An account of the species of Polysiphonia of the central and western tropical Pacific Ocean. I. Oligosiphonia. Pacific Science 22: 56-98, 43 figs.
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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.

Lophosiphonia sacchorhiza Collins & Hervey

Type information
Type locality: Bermuda (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: Isotypes: NY, Collins Herbarium; Gibbet Island, Bermuda (Díaz-Tapia et al., 2017).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lophosiphonia sacchorhiza Collins & Hervey 1917
Neosiphonia saccorhiza (Collins & Hervey) J.M.C.Nunes & S.M.Guimarães 2010

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lophosiphonia sacchorhiza Collins & Hervey)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960).

Africa: Tunisia (Meñez & Mathieson 1981).

(as Polysiphonia saccorhiza (Collins & Hervey) Hollenberg)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider 2003).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Oliveira Filho 1977, Villaca et al. 2010 ).

Pacific Islands: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Hawaiian Islands (HI) (Abbott 1999, Stuercke & McDermid 2004), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), Wake Atoll (Ysuda & al. 2010).

(as Neosiphonia saccorhiza (Collins & Hervey) J.M.C.Nunes & S.M.Guimarães)
Pacific Islands: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Tsuda 2014).

Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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