Polysiphonia variegata (C. )
Polysiphonia variegata (C.Agardh) Zanardini 1840: 202
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1840). Sopra le alghe del mare Adriatico. Lettera seconda di Giovanni Zanardini, medico fisico in Venezia, alla Direzione della Biblioteca Italiana. Biblioteca Italiana Ossia Giornale di Letteratura Scienze ed Arti 99: 195-229.
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 Carradoriella denudata (Dillwyn) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders
Hutchinsia variegata C.Agardh
Syntype localities: Atlantic France; Mediterranean Sea; Antilles, West Indies (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 540).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), variegated.
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.
Created: 12 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 March 2019 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2020.