Polysiphonia akkeshiensis 1951
Polysiphonia akkeshiensis Segi 1951: 232, figs 23, 24; pl. 9: figs 1-3
Published in: Segi, T. (1951). Systematic study of the genus Polysiphonia from Japan and its vicinity. Journal of the Faculty of Fisheries, Prefectural University of Mie 1: 167-272, 36 figs, 16 plates.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melanothamnus akkeshiensis (Segi) Savoie & G.W.Saunders
Type locality: Japan: Lake Akkeshi, Hokkaido (Index Nominum Algarum). Type (photographed as pl. 9: 1): H. Hirose; (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: Holotype: SAP (Segi 1951) (Savoie & Saunders, 2019).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2018 '2019'). A molecular assessment of species diversity and generic boundaries in the red algal tribes Polysiphonieae and Streblocladieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Canada. European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 1-25.
Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 4. Rhodophyta: Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: 18 genera including Herposiphonia. pp. [1-6], 1-178, figs 1-102. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 March 2019 by G.M. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Kudo, T. & Masuda, M. (1986). A taxonomic study of Polysiphonia japonica Harvey and P. akkeshiensis Segi (Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 34: 293-310.
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