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Lophosiphonia scopulorum (Harvey) Womersley

Publication details
Lophosiphonia scopulorum (Harvey) Womersley 1950: 188

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1950). The marine algae of Kangaroo Island III. List of species 1. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 73: 137-197, 2 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lophosiphonia is Lophosiphonia obscura (C.Agardh) Falkenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polysiphonia scopulorum Harvey

Polysiphonia scopulorum Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia (Huisman, Kim & Kim 2017: 55). Holotype: W.H. Harvey; TCD Travelling Set no. 187 (Huisman, Kim & Kim 2017: 55). Notes: Isotypes in TCD (Trav. Set 187). Type locality: Fremantle, Western Australia (Schneider & Lane, 2007: 137). Molecular vouchers: GenBank accession numbers MF139308, MF139309, MF139310 [from Fays Bay, Rottnest I., Western Australia].

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2020.

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