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Acanthosiphonia echinata (Harvey) Savoie & G.W.Saunders 2018

Publication details
Acanthosiphonia echinata (Harvey) Savoie & G.W.Saunders 2018: 9

Published in: 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.

Publication date: On line October 11 2018

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Acanthosiphonia.

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

Basionym
Polysiphonia echinata Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Key West, Monroe County, Florida, USA (Mamoozadeh & Freshwater 2011: 277). Holotype: TCD 0012799 (Savoie & Saunder 2018: 9). Notes: Collector: W.H. Harvey 22 (INA). Isotype: US-66789 (slide number US-3323, 3324), W.H. Harvey, Feb. 1850 (Mamoozadeh & Freshwater 2011: 278).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prickly.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia echinata Harvey 1853
Neosiphonia echinata (Harvey) N.Mamoozadeh & D.W.Freshwater 2011

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia fracta Harvey 1853

Nomenclatural notes
2018 ('2019) (INA). - (24 Aug 2020) - Wendy Guiry

Distributional notes
Reported in blooms from North Carolina to South Carolina; in 2015 reported from Indonesia (Wolf et al., 2019). - (24 Aug 2020) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Bustamante, D.E., Won, B.Y. & Cho, T.O. (2015). First record of Neosiphonia echinata (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in the South Pacific: an introduced species in Southeast Asia. Botanica Marina 58(5): 345-354.

Kapraun, D.F. & Searles, R.B. (1990). Planktonic bloom of an introduced species of Polysiphonia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) along the coast of North Carolina, USA. Hydrobiologia 204/205: 269-274.

Wolf, M.A., Buosi, A. & Sfriso, A. (2019). First record of Acanthosiphonia echinata (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in the Mediterranean Sea, molecular and morphological characterization. Botanica Marina 63(3): 241-245.

Created: 04 March 2019 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 24 August 2020 by Wendy Guiry

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Wolf, M.A., Buosi, A. & Sfriso, A. (2019). First record of Acanthosiphonia echinata (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in the Mediterranean Sea, molecular and morphological characterization. Botanica Marina 63(3): 241-245.

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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 19 September 2020.

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