Polysiphonia parasitica ( )
Pterosiphonia parasitica (Hudson) Falkenberg microscope, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Román beach, 2006
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Polysiphonia parasitica (Hudson) Greville 1824: 309
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1824). Flora edinensis: or a description of plants growing near Edinburgh, arranged according to the Linnean system, with a concise introduction to the natural orders of the class Cryptogamia, and illustrated plates. pp. i-lxxxi, 1-478. Edinburgh: Printed for William Blackwood, Edinburgh; and T. Cadell, Strand, London.
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 Symphyocladiella parasitica (Hudson) D.Bustamante, B.Y.Won, S.C.Lindstrom & T.O.Cho
Conferva parasitica Hudson
Type locality: "Habitat in fucis in littore Eboracenti" [Yorkshire, England] (Hudson 1762: 486). Neotype: Frankland; BM [BM-K] Herb. Lightfoot (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 374). Notes: Scarborough, Yorkshire according to Maggs & Hommersand (1993).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), parasitic (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Bustamante, D.E., Won, B.Y., Lindstrom, S.C. & Cho, T.O. (2019). The new genus Symphyocladiella gen. nov. (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) based on S. bartlingiana comb. nov. from the Pacific Ocean. Phycologia 58(1): 9-17.
Díaz-Tapia, P. & Bárbara, I. (2013). Seaweeds from sand-covered rocks of the Atlantic Iberian Peninsula. Part. 1. The Rhodomelaceae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 34(4): 325-422.
Created: 06 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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