Polysiphonia biasolettoana Zanardini 1841: 166
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.
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).
According to Feldmann (1981: 74) this species is a synonym of Polysiphonia deusta.
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.
Dixon, P.S. (1963). The rejection of Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welw. ex J. Ag.) Falkenb. from the British marine algal flora. Br Phycol Bull 2: 263-265, 1 fig.
Created: 23 August 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 February 2020.