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Polysiphonia affinis Moore

Publication details
Polysiphonia affinis Moore in Colby 1837: 11, pl. 7

Published in: Colby, Colonel [T.F.] & [Larcom, T.F.] (1837). Ordnance survey of the county of Londonderry Volume the first. Memoir of the city and north western liberties of Londonderry. Parish of Templemore. pp. [1-5], 6-366, [1-2]. Notices 1-16, hand-coloured geological map of the Parish of Templemore, folding plan of the City of Londonderry, 8 other plans, 1 view, illustrations in the text; Notices pls 1-7 (2 generally hand-coloured). Dublin: Published for Her Majesty's Government. Hodges & Smith.
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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 Vertebrata fucoides (Hudson) Kuntze

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

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