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Melanothamnus hancockii (E.Y.Dawson) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

Publication details
Melanothamnus hancockii (E.Y.Dawson) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs in Díaz-Tapia et al. 2017: 10, table 5

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 hancockii E.Y.Dawson

Type information
Type locality: San Jose del Cabo, Baja California, Mexico Not specified: D. 629c; 16 February 1940; epiphytic on Sargassum leaves, cast up. Herb. AHF 61 (Dawson 1944: 332). Notes: LAM (ex AHF 61) (INA). Holotype: LAM EYD629c (Díaz-Tapia et al., 2017).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia hancockii E.Y.Dawson 1944
Fernandosiphonia hancockii (Dawson) R.E.Norris 1994

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Wendy 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 22 September 2019.

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