Polysiphonia tenuis , nom. illeg. 1968
Polysiphonia tenuis Hollenberg 1968: 92, fig. 6B, C, nom. illeg.
Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1968). An account of the species of Polysiphonia of the central and western tropical Pacific Ocean. I. Oligosiphonia. Pacific Science 22: 56-98, 43 figs.
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 Polysiphonia triton P.C.Silva
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Meñez, E.G. & Moe, R.L. (1987). Catalog of the benthic marine algae of the Philippines. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 27: [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-179, 2 figs, 1 table.
Created: 26 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 February 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 April 2021.