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Polysiphonia flexella (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842

Publication details
Polysiphonia flexella (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842: 140

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
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Publication date: 9 April 1842

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.

Basionym
Hutchinsia flexella C.Agardh

Type information
In mari Atlantico ad Gades unde misit Cabrera (Cádiz, Spain) [Gallardo et al. 2016]

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Hutchinsia flexella C.Agardh 1828

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Dasya acanthophora Montagne 1841
Polysiphonia acanthotricha Kützing 1847

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia flexella (C.Agardh) J.Agardh)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Viera-Rodriguez et al. 1987, Ballesteros, Sansón, Reyes, Afonso-Carrillo & Gil-Rodríguez 1992, Lawson & al. 1995, Haroun & al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John & al. 2004, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Lanzarote (Gil-Rodríguez & Afonso-Carrillo 1980), Madeira (Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001, John & al. 2004), Salvage Islands (Audiffred & Weisscher 1984, Parente & al. 2000, John & al. 2004).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001), Balearic Islands (Rodríguez y Femenías 1889, Ribera Siguán & Gómez Garreta 1984, Cremades 1989, Ballesteros 1992, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001), France (Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Anon. 2017), Italy (Giaccone 1969, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001), Sardinia (Gómez Garreta & al. 2001), Spain (Gallardo & al. 1985, Soto & Conde 1989, Conde & al. 1996, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

Africa: Algeria (Gómez Garreta & al. 2001), Tunisia (Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001).

(as Polysiphonia acanthotricha Kützing)
Europe: Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

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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