Polysiphonia setacea Hollenberg 1968

Publication Details
Polysiphonia setacea Hollenberg 1968: 85, figs 5A-C

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Womersleyella setacea (Hollenberg) R.E.Norris.

Type Information
Type locality: near Koko Head, O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands; (Hollenberg 1968: 85) Holotype: E. Choy (Doty 14696); 14.xi.1954; US?; Notes: Type locality: USA: Hawaii: near Koko Head, Oahu, high tide pool Collector: E. Choy (Doty 14696) (14.xi.1954)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), bristle-like, setaceous (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 02 October 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 July 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 July 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2024

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