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Polysiphonia fragilis Suringar 1867

Publication details
Polysiphonia fragilis Suringar 1867: 259

Published in: Suringar, W.F.R. (1867). Algarum iaponicarum Musei Botanici L.B. index praecursorius. Annales Musei Botanici Lugduno-Batavi 3: 256-259.
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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.

Type information
Type locality: "Iaponia; Siebold" [Japan: collected by Siebold] (Suringar 1867: 259). Type: L (Yoshida 1998: 1066).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1985).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia fragilis Suringar)
South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, MeƱez & Moe 1987, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014), Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969, Nguyen et al. 2013, Titlyanov, Titlyanova & Belous 2015).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 2001), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016), Yonaguni Island (Titlyanov & al. 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1984, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

Key references
Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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