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Polysiphonia paniculata Montagne

Publication details
Polysiphonia paniculata Montagne 1842: 254

Published in: Montagne, C. (1842). Troisième centurie de plantes cellulaires exotiques nouvelles. Décades V, VI, VII et VIII. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 241-282, pl. 7.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), paniculate.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Neosiphonia paniculata (Montagne) J.N.Norris 2014

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia californica Harvey 1853

Taxonomic notes
Díaz-Tapia (2017: 23) write "Polysiphonia paniculata was transferred to Neosiphonia (Norris, 2014), but again it is not in the Melanothamnus clade (Figs 1, 2)." - (3 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Vertebrata? The position of Polysiphonia paniculata in rbcL and 18S trees are not congruent. This suggests that these two sequences, generated from samples from Chile and California, respectively, were obtained from different species (Díaz-Tapia et al., 2017). - (4 May 2017) - Wendy Guiry

Distributional notes
This species was introduced accidentally, probably via shipping, into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 187), being first found in the Etang de Thau (France) in 1967. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Peru (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Gaudichaud Bot. Voy. Bonite, t.2.f.2.; "ad frondes Ulva nematoides". (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia paniculata Montagne)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), Black Sea (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001), France (Ben Maiz, Boudouresque, Lauret & Riouall 1988, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Verlaque 2001, Anon. 2017), Sardinia (Gómez Garreta et al. 2001).

Atlantic Islands: Salvage Islands (Audiffred & Weisscher 1984, John et al. 2004).

North America: Alaska (AK) (Scagel et al. 1989), British Columbia (Scagel et al. 1989), California (CA) (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Silva 1979, Scagel et al. 1989, Stewart 1991, Zuccarello, Moon & Goff 2004, Miller 2012, Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014 ), Oregon (OR) (Hansen 1997, Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014 ), Washington (WA) (Scagel et al. 1989).

South America: Chile (Santelices 1989, Hoffmann & Santelices 1997, Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Peru (Dawson, Acleto & Foldvik 1964, Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Middle East: Turkey (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Taskin et al. 2008 , Taskin et al. 2008 , Taskin (ed.) et al. 2019).

(as Polysiphonia californica Harvey)
North America: Gulf of California (Dawson 1944).

(as Neosiphonia paniculata (Montagne) J.N.Norris)
Europe: Italy (Petrocelli & Cecere 2019).

Key references
Abbott, I.A. & Hollenberg, G.J. (1976). Marine algae of California. pp. [i]-xii, 1-827, 701 figs. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. [1]-362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.

Zuccarello, G.C., Moon, D. & Goff, L.J. (2004). A phylogenetic study of parasitic genera placed in the family Choreocolacaceae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 40: 937-945, 2 figs, 2 tables.

Created: 16 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Nishiguchi, M.K. & Goff, L.J. (1995). Isolation, purification, and characterization of DMSP lyase (dimethylpropiothetin dethiomethylase ( from the red alga Polysiphonia paniculata. Journal of Phycology 31: 567-574, 4 figs, 2 tables.

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