Neosiphonia harveyi (Bailey) M.-S.Kim, H.-G.Choi, Guiry & G.W.Saunders 2001

Melanothamnus harveyi (Bailey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

Current name: Melanothamnus harveyi (Bailey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs
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Publication Details
Neosiphonia harveyi (Bailey) M.-S.Kim, H.-G.Choi, Guiry & G.W.Saunders 2001: 1474

Published in: Choi, H.-G., Kim, M.-S., Guiry, M.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2001). Phylogenetic relationships of Polysiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) and its relatives based on anatomical and nuclear small-subunit rDNA sequence data. Canadian Journal of Botany 79: 1465-1476.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Neosiphonia is Neosiphonia flavimarina M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melanothamnus harveyi (Bailey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs.

Polysiphonia harveyi Bailey

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Stonington, Connecticut, USA; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 343) Lectotype: Bailey; July 1847; TCD; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 343) Notes: Co-types: BM-K. Lectotype: TCD 12810 (Díaz-Tapia et al., 2017: table 4)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 09 February 2003 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 August 2017

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