Polysiphonia mutabilis Harvey 1855
Polysiphonia mutabilis Harvey 1855: 540
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 Platysiphonia mutabilis (Harvey) Womersley & Shepley.
Type locality: Fremantle, Western Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 465) Lectotype: on “Zostera” (=Posidonia); TCD, Herb. Harvey; Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 116A (Womersley 2003: 162)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), variable.
This is a marine species.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 03 September 2011
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 September 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2022