Polysiphonia atra Zanardini 1847: 212
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1847). Notizie intorno alle cellulari marine delle lagune e de'litorali di Venezia (I). Atti del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 6: 185-262, 1 plate.
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), dull black (as opposed to niger, shining black); dark.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 06 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 February 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2020.