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Polysiphonia confusa Hollenberg 1961

Publication details
Polysiphonia confusa Hollenberg 1961: 350

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1961). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico, Part 5: The genus Polysiphonia. Pacific Naturalist 2: 345-375, 7 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 Eutrichosiphonia confusa (Hollenberg) Savoie & G.W.Saunders

Type information
Type locality: Corona del Mar, California, USA (Savoie & Saunder 2018: 11). Holotype: Hollenberg 3285; US 61222 (Savoie & Saunder 2018: 11).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), confused.

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

Nomenclatural notes
New name for P. inconspicua Hollenberg 1944 nom. illeg.; not P. inconspicua Reinsch, 1888. - (6 Mar 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2018 '2019'). A molecular assessment of species diversity and generic boundaries in the red algal tribes Polysiphonieae and Streblocladieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Canada. European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 1-25.

Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, 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.

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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