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Polysiphonia hemisphaerica Areschoug 1875

Publication details
Polysiphonia hemisphaerica Areschoug 1875: 7, pl. I: figs. 1-3

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1875). Observationes phycologicae. Particula tertia. De algis nonnullis scandinavicis et de conjuctione Phaeozoosporarum Dictyosiphonis hippuroidis. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series 3 10(1): 1-36, pls I-III.
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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.

Type information
Type locality: Brandskären, Koster, Bohuslän, Sweden (Areschoug 1875: 17). Notes: “Polysiphonia pulvinata Aresch. Alg. scand. exs. ed. 1 No.60 and ed. 2 No. 67” (Athanasiadis, 1996: 124).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), half spherical.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Díaz-Tapia, P., Maggs, C.A., Macaya, E.C. & Verbruggen, H. (2018). Widely distributed red algae often represent hidden introductions, complexes of cryptic species or species with strong phylogeographic structure. Journal of Phycology 54(6): 829-839.

Rueness, J. (2010). DNA barcoding of select freshwater and marine red algae (Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie, Algologie 31(4): 377-386.

Created: 01 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 22 February 2019 by G.M. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Rueness, J. (1971). Polysiphonia hemisphaerica Aresch. in Scandinavia. Nor. J. Bot. 18: 65-74.
Rueness, J. (1973). Speciation in Polysiphonia (Rhodophyceae, Ceramiales) in view of hybridization experiments: P. hemisphaerica and P. boldii. Phycologia 12: 107-109.

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