Polysiphonia complanata (Clemente) J. , nom. illeg.
Pterosiphonia complanata (Clemente) Falkenberg Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2009
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Polysiphonia complanata (Clemente) J.Agardh 1863: 933, nom. illeg.
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
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 Pterosiphonia complanata (Clemente) Falkenberg
Fucus complanatus Clemente
Type locality: "Cir. Tarifa" [Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain] (Roxas Clemente y Rubio 1807: 316). Lectotype: MA Algae 1464 (Cremades 1993: fig. 4b).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened out, usually in one plane (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: 15 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 May 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 October 2019.