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Polysiphonia biasolettoana Zanardini 1841

Publication details
Polysiphonia biasolettoana Zanardini 1841: 166

Type species
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 deusta (Roth) Sprengel


No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
This binomial must be accredited to Zanardini only, because the intended basionym Hutchinsia biasolettoana (“biasolettiana”) C. Agardh (1828: 106) is illegitimate being a later homonym of Hutchinsia biasolettoana (“biasolettiana”) C.Agardh (1827: 638), considered by the same C.Agardh (1828: 107) as synonym of Hutchinsia variegata C.Agardh (1824: 153) (Furnari et al., 1999, errata corrige).

Taxonomic notes
According to Feldmann (1981: 74) this species is a synonym of Polysiphonia deusta.

General environment
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.

Key references
Dixon, P.S. (1963). The rejection of Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welw. ex J. Ag.) Falkenb. from the British marine algal flora. British Phycological Bulletin 2: 263-265, 1 fig.

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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 14 April 2021.

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