Polysiphonia daveyae 1899
Polysiphonia daveyae Reinbold 1899: 49
Published in: Reinbold, T. (1899). Meeresalgen von Investigator Street (Süd-Australien), gesammelt von Miss Nellie Davey (Waltham, Honiton). Hedwigia 38(1): 39-51.
Publication date: 28 Feb 1899
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 locality: "Investigator Street [sic]; leg. Miss N. Davey, No. 166." [Investigator Strait, South Australia] (Reinbold 1899: 49). Holotype: Davey 166; M Herb. Reinbold (Womersley 2003: 197). Notes: Holotype (?) in Herb. Reinbold, M; isotype in AD, A1180 (Womersley, 2003: 197).
Named for the collector, Miss Nellie Davey.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Usually occurs in moderately deep water off coasts with moderate to strong wave action (Womersley 2003: 197).
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 22 September 2003 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 24 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2021.