Polysiphonia snyderae Kylin 1941: 35, pl. 12: fig. 34
Published in: Kylin, H. (1941). Californische Rhodophyceen. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 37(2): 1-71, 7 figs, 13 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 eastwoodiae (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs
Named for Mrs E. Snyder, collector.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: False Bay, San Diego, California (Silva 1996-to date).
Source of current name
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.
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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.