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Polysiphonia beltoniorum Huisman 2018

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polysiphonieae
Genus Polysiphonia

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Polysiphonia beltoniorum Huisman
King and Conway Islands, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Thalassionema nitzschioides var. lanceolatum (Grunow) Heiden

Polysiphonia beltoniorum Huisman King and Conway Islands, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Polysiphonia beltoniorum Huisman 2018: 562, fig. 166 A–E; pl. 16 B

Published in: 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.

Publication date: August 2018?

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: "Montgomery Reef, Kimberley, W.A., 15°56.658'S, 124°16.002'E" (Huisman 2018: 562). Holotype: R.R.M.Dixon; 22 Oct. 2009; back reef on rock, intertidal. PERTH 08820244 (Huisman 2018: 562).

Eponomy
"Named for Gareth and Rainbo Belton (neé Dixon), collectors of many of the specimens cited in this book, including the type of this species."

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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