Lophosiphonia villum (J.Agardh) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1903

Publication Details
Lophosiphonia villum (J.Agardh) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1903: 329

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1903). Algae of northwestern America. University of California Publications in Botany 1: 165-418, Plates 17-27.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lophosiphonia is Lophosiphonia obscura (C.Agardh) Falkenberg.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polysiphonia scopulorum var. villum (J.Agardh) Hollenberg.

Basionym
Polysiphonia villum J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: "ad littus americae tropicae" (Mexico); (Silva & al. 1996: 545)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), tuft of hair; shaggy hair.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 October 2007

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 October 2007. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 August 2022

 
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