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Polysiphonia notoensis Segi 1951

Publication details
Polysiphonia notoensis Segi 1951: 266, fig. 35; pl. 16: fig. 1

Published in: Segi, T. (1951). Systematic study of the genus Polysiphonia from Japan and its vicinity. Journal of the Faculty of Fisheries, Prefectural University of Mie 1: 167-272, 36 figs, 16 plates.

Type species
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 Melanothamnus notoensis (Segi) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

Type information
Type locality: Japan: Noto Prov.: Shibagaki, on Sargassum (Index Nominum Algarum). Holotype: SAP 025894 (Yoshida 1998: 1069). Notes: Shibagaki, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan; 9.vii.1947 (Díaz-Tapia et al., 2017).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Kim, M.-S. & Lee, I.K. (1999). Neosiphonia flavimarina gen. et sp. nov. with a taxonomic reassessment of the genus Polysiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 47: 271-281.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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