Polysiphonia macrarthra 1874
Polysiphonia macrarthra Zanardini 1874: 490
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1874). Phyceae australicae novae vel minus cognitae. Flora 57: 486-490, 497-505.
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 Neosiphonia sertularioides (Grateloup) K.W.Nam & P.J.Kang
Type locality: Hab. Georgetown Tasmaniae - (Miss Goodwin.) [Georgetown, Tasmania, Australia] (Zanardini 1874: 490). Type: Miss Goodwin; MCVE (Womersley 2003: 186).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Womersley (2003: 186) Polysiphonia macrarthra Zanardini is probably a synonym of Polysiphonia sertularioides (Grateloup) J. Agardh as judged from a photograph of the type; the type in Herb. Zanardini, Museo Civico, Venice has not been available on loan.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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: 12 December 2003 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 28 November 2017 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.