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Polysiphonia neglecta Harvey ex J.Agardh 1863

Publication details
Polysiphonia neglecta Harvey ex J.Agardh 1863: 942

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Vertebrata isogona (Harvey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), neglected (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Polysiphonia neglecta Harvey 1855: 541 mss. nomen nudum; Harvey ex Kützing 1864 (Index Nominum Algarum). P. neglecta Harvey ex J. Agardh 1863: 942. Harvey 1855a: 541; 1863, synop.: xxii (nomen nudum). Kützing 1864: 13 (Womersley 2003: 211). - (30 Jan 2009) - Wendy Guiry

Womersley (1979: 507) notes that P. neglecta Harvey ex J. Agardh (1863: 942) was first designated under this name by Harvey (1855a: 541) but not described. J. Agardh used Harvey's name and based the species on Harvey's Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 177B (type in LD, 39427). - (30 Jan 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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