Polysiphonia muelleriana J. 1870
Polysiphonia muelleriana J.Agardh 1870: 455
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1870). Om Chatham-öarnes alger. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 27: 435-456.
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 Streblocladia muelleriana (J.Agardh) L.E.Phillips, Hommersand, N.M.Adams & W.A.Nelson
Type locality: Chatham Islands, New Zealand (Agardh 1870: 455). Holotype: LD 41243 (Phillips 2009: 363). Notes: Isotype: TCD0012792 (Savoie & Saunders, 2019: 13).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Phillips, L.[E.] (2009). The taxonomy of selected tribes and genera of the Rhodomelaceae. A molecular and anatomical appraisal of selected members of the red algal family Rhodomelaceae (Ceramiales: Rhodophyta). pp. i-xii, 1-486, 142 figs. Köln: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.
Created: 20 August 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 March 2019 by G.M. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 May 2021.