Melanothamnus harveyi (Bailey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs 2017

Melanothamnus harveyi (Bailey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

Current name: Melanothamnus harveyi (Bailey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs
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Publication Details
Melanothamnus harveyi (Bailey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs 2017: 7

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.

Polysiphonia harveyi Bailey

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Stonington, Connecticut, USA; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 343) Lectotype: Bailey; July 1847; TCD; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 343) Notes: Co-types: BM-K. Lectotype: TCD 12810 (Díaz-Tapia et al., 2017: table 4)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 02 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 February 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 February 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 June 2024

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