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Melanothamnus upolensis (Grunow) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs 2017

Publication details
Melanothamnus upolensis (Grunow) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs in Díaz-Tapia & al. 2017: 11, 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.
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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 upolensis Grunow

Type information
Type locality: Upolu, Western Samoa (Silva & al. 1996: 547). Lectotype: E.Graeffe; W 7778 (Hollenberg 1968: 94). Notes: Syntypes: W (Díaz-Tapia et al., 2017).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia upolensis Grunow 1874
Neosiphonia upolensis (Grunow) M.S.Kim & Boo 2008

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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