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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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lophosiphonia villum (J.Agardh) Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
North America: Gulf of California (Dawson 1944).

Central America: Costa Rica (Taylor 1945).

South-east Asia: Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969).

Key references
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2021.

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