Polysiphonia acanthophora , nom. illeg. 1844
Polysiphonia acanthophora Harvey 1844: 441, nom. illeg.
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1844). Algae of Tasmania. London Journal of Botany 3: 428-454.
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 Echinothamnion hookeri (Harvey) Kylin ex P.C.Silva
Type locality: George Town, V.D.L. [Georgetown, Tasmania, Australia] (Harvey 1844: 441). Syntypes: R. Gunn 1291, 1297, 1321; TCD?
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Polysiphonia acanthophora Kützing 1843. - (9 Dec 2006) - Wendy Guiry
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.
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: 15 December 2003 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 02 February 2009 by G.M. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 April 2021.