Polysiphonia pinnulata Kützing 1843
Polysiphonia pinnulata Kützing 1843: 416
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843
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 Xiphosiphonia pinnulata (Kützing) Savoie & G.W.Saunders
Type locality: "Genua!" [Genoa, Italy] (Kützing 1843: 146). Lectotype: Pl. 23: figs a-d in Kützing, 1863 (fide Maggs & Hommersand, 1993: 379): (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: The name has been lectotypified Maggs & Hommersand (1983: 379) with Kützing, Tab. Phycol. 13: pl. 23 a–d, as "type material is apparently missing".
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a little wing.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2016). A molecular phylogenetic and DNA barcode assessment of the tribe Pterosiphonieae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) emphasizing the Northeast Pacific. Botany 94: 917-939, 8 figs.
Created: 22 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 November 2019 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. 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 14 April 2021.