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Melanothamnus apiculatus (Hollenberg) Díaz- Tapia & Maggs

Publication details
Melanothamnus apiculatus (Hollenberg) Díaz- Tapia & Maggs in Díaz-Tapia et al. 2017: 6

Published in: Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

Publication date: February 2017

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melanothamnus is Melanothamnus somalensis Bornet & Falkenberg.

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

Basionym
Polysiphonia apiculata Hollenberg

Type information
Type locality: O'ahu Island, Hawai'i (: 48522). Holotype: 30.vii.1959; US 48522 (: table 6). Notes: Holotype: BISH 594511 (Abbott, 1999: 411). Collector: M. Soty 19127p at Hawaii: Oahu: Pokai Bay (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending abruptly in a sharp point or apiculum (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia apiculata Hollenberg 1968
Neosiphonia apiculata (Hollenberg) Masuda & Kogame 2003

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 17 September 2019.

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