Polyides lumbricalis C. , nom. illeg.
Polyides lumbricalis C.Agardh 1822: 392, nom. illeg.
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Publication date: probably Oct 1822
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Polyides.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polyides rotunda (Hudson) Gaillon
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped (Stearn 1973).
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.
Created: 08 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Novaczek, I. & Breeman, A.M. (1990). Thermal ecotypes of amphi-Atlantic algae. II. Cold-temperate species (Furcellaria lumbricalis and Polyides rotundus). Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 44: 475-485.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2019.