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Polysiphonia profunda Hollenberg

Publication details
Polysiphonia profunda Hollenberg 1968: 72, figs 18-20

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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep, from a great depth (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Neosiphonia profunda (Hollenberg) M.-S.Kim & I.A.Abbott 2006

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Poka'i Bay, O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands

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Key references
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.

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