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Polysiphonia dichotoma Kützing 1843

Publication details
Polysiphonia dichotoma Kützing 1843: 423

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia dichotoma Kützing)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001), Balearic Islands (Ribera Siguán 1983, Ribera Siguán & Gómez Garreta 1984, Rull Lluch, Gómez Garreta & Ribera Siguán 1987, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001), Corsica (Gómez Garreta & al. 2001), France (Feldmann 1943, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Anon. 2017), Italy (Cinelli & al. 1976, Cecere & al. 1996, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Rindi, Sartoni & Cinelli 2002), Malta (Cormaci & al. 1997), Spain (Ballesteros 1981, Romero Martinengo & Romero Martinengo 1982, Gallardo & al. 1985, Soto & Conde 1989, Conde & al. 1996, Conde, Altamirano & Flores-Moya 1996, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Morais e Silva, Lavelli & Rull Lluch 2008), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

South America: Brazil (Taylor 1931).

Africa: Morocco (Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Moussa & al. 2018).

Middle East: Turkey (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

South-west Asia: Lebanon (Lakkis 2013), Levant states (Gómez Garreta & al. 2001).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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