Polysiphonia teges Womersley 1979: 494, fig. 10 A-C
Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1979). Southern Australian species of Polysiphonia Greville (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 27: 459-528, 14 figs.
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 Lophosiphonia teges (Womersley) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Uppermost sublittoral (Womersley 2003: 202).
Type locality: Frenchmans Bay, Albany, Western Australia (Womersley 2003: 202). Holotype: Woelkerling; 2 February 1978; uppermost sublittoral on sand-covered rock. AD A49279 (Womersley 2003: 202).
Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., Maggs, C.A., West, J.A. & Verbruggen, H. (2017). Analysis of chloroplast genomes and a supermatrix inform reclassification of the Rhodomelaceae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 53(5): 920-937, 2 figs.
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Verified by: 18 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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